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Jack Harold Haigh
September 2, 1936 ~ November 14, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old
Jack Harold Haigh, 87, Kokomo, passed away at 9:25 am Tuesday, November 14, 2023, at his home. He was born September 2, 1936, the son of the late James Harold & M. Irene (Spence) Haigh. On August 31, 1984, in Kokomo, he married Kathy J. Hopper who survives.
Jack was a 1954 graduate of J W Sexton High School. He served with the United States Air Force. He graduated from General Motors Institute in 1958 where he received his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering in 1959. Jack had a lifelong career with General Motors and retired after 39 years of service as a Mechanical Engineer.
Jack was a member of Grace Baptist Church and enjoyed Ham Amateur Radio, flipping houses and all things car. He truly loved his family and friends and enjoyed helping others.
Along with his wife Kathy, Jack is also survived by his sons, Daniel Haigh and Michael (Peggy) Haigh; stepsons, J.R. Jaenicke and Matthew Jaenicke; brother, Jere (Jean) Haigh; grandchildren, Keenan (Tia) Jaenicke, Devin (Haylee) Jaenicke, Dillon (Shelby) Jaenicke, David (Louisa) Haigh, Vanessa (Prashant Kumar) Haigh and Kevin Haigh, along with 5 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews; sisters and brothers-in-law, Debra and Greg Snyder, Elizabeth and Larry Bradburn and Rebecca Masters.
Jack was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Amanda Jaenicke; and granddaughter, Aubrey Peters.
A celebration of life will be held at 2 pm Friday, November 17, 2023, at Grace Baptist Church, 2818 S. Park Road, Kokomo, with Pastor Kerry Williams officiating. Friends are invited to visit with the family from 1-2 pm Friday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made in Jack’s memory to Grace Baptist Church. Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory has been entrusted with arrangements.