BANGKOK, THAILAND — Jack Edward Hissong passed away in Bangkok, Thailand, Nov. 1, 2018.

Jack was born Nov. 9, 1941, in Mount Vernon, to Calvin Edward and Marjorie Ellen Hissong. He is preceded in death by his parents.

Jack graduated from Mount Vernon Academy in 1959; he attended Emmanuel Missionary College (Andrews University), the University of Florida and graduated from Southern Missionary College (Southern Adventist University) with degrees in Math and Physics. He completed the requirements and became a Professional Engineer.

Jack was a talented engineer working for Cooper Bessemer/Rolls Royce in Mount Vernon and had a successful consulting firm, Hissong Consultants, servicing a variety of fields such as nuclear power, the gas pipeline, NASA and other critical industries. He also owned and operated a Radio Shack and developed and owned a fiber insulation manufacturing plant in Mount Vernon.

Jack retired from full-time work when he moved to Bangkok where he enjoyed raising his daughter, Jennifer, experiencing new foods and culture while continuing his consulting work part-time. He enjoyed going to the beach, attending Jennifer’s school and church music concerts, and activities with his wife.

Memorial services were held at the Ekami Seventh-day Adventist church in Bangkok Nov. 4 and 5.

Submitted by Terry and Britt Hissong.

 

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