Jack Isbell, 80, of Sapulpa, passed from this life Tuesday, November 1, 2022. He was born September 11, 1942, in Joplin, Missouri to Harvey and Helen Isbell. Jack was a graduate of Sapulpa High School where he played and lettered in football, basketball, and baseball. After high school Jack attended Northeastern State University followed by trade school to become an electrician. He later worked with his father in the family heat and air business, taking it over when his father retired. Jack was involved with many local businesses. He did the electrical in Liberty Glass of Sapulpa, he did the Electrical and A/C units in Ranch Terrace Nursing Home and he even helped The Sapulpa Daily Herald put together their new printing press. Jack was a man of many trades.
Jack enjoyed fishing in Mexico at Lake Victoria with his friends, and later in life he also enjoyed wood working and made several pieces of furniture for his home. Exotic woods were a favorite and he made beautiful decorative bowls for his family and friends as gifts. Jack also worked in stained glass for a while and made some pieces for First Presbyterian Church in Sapulpa and for his home. He was a 60-year member of the Sapulpa Elks Lodge 1118 and a proud member and door greeter of the First Presbyterian Church in Sapulpa. For the last two years he has made new friends and a new home at Faith Church in Glenpool.
Jack met Kathryn Schmidt on March 28, 1980, at the Elks Lodge in Sapulpa. They married March 28, 1981, their favorite song was Anne Murray’s “Can I Have This Dance”. He is preceded in death by his parents Harvey and Helen Isbell; son Chad Carter Isbell and son-in-law John Robinson. Jack is survived by his wife Kathryn of the home; children Randy Isbell and wife Sherri of Jenks, Darla Robinson of Garland, Texas, and Crystal Isbell of Jenks; grandchildren Justin Isbell, Kaylin Isbell, Payton Isbell, Alexandra Isbell, Kai Robinson and Jackson Robinson and many other extended family members and many friends.
Memorial services will be 2:00 pm, December 1, 2022, at Faith Church, 1901 W. 171st St. S., Glenpool, Oklahoma, with Pastor Toby Youngblood officiating