Ret. Col. Jack Weems Gould, 84 of the U.S. Army and resident of DeSoto, TX, passed away on Dec. 26, 2013 at Methodist Charlton Hospital in Dallas, TX. Besides being a retired Col. in the Army, Jack was a professional actor.
Everyone that knew Jack, knew him to be a likable and enjoyable person, who had a sense of humor that everyone appreciated. He had a warm heart, and had a way of touching everyone that came in contact with him. He also loved to cook and going out to dinner and socializing with good friends. After retiring from the Army, Jack took care of his mother, Harriet L. Gould until her death in 1982. He was also preceded in death by his brother, George H. Gould in 1999.
He is survived by his long time dear friend of over 20 years and caregiver Sharla J. Smith, nephew George F. Gould and wife Shay, niece Susan Taubeneck and husband John.
There will be a time of visitation from 2pm to 4pm on Monday Dec. 30, 2013 at West/Hurtt Funeral Home in DeSoto, TX. Then he will be sent to Marlatt Funeral Home Kent, WA for visitation on Friday Jan. 3, 2014 from 9am to 9:45am then on to Tahoma National Cemetery Kent, WA for a committal service with full military honors at 10:15am.
Memorials can be given to the Hospitalized Veterans of America.
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