Jack Edward Tiesing, Sr., 69, of New Albany, Indiana, passed away on Sunday, November 15, 2015. He had a love for his country, helicopters, as well as aviation. He was a member of the American Legion, VFW, Masons, and Shriners. Jack was a United States Army veteran that proudly served his country during the Vietnam War and was honored for his heroism. He enjoyed hunting in his younger years, making primitive clothing, painting and building weapons. He enjoyed the time he spent with his friends at the Aero Club. Jack retired from General Electric in Louisville.
He was born on April 15, 1946 in Belvedere, Illinois to the late Ferdinand and Gladys (Stevenson) Tiesing. Jack is survived by his sons, Jack Tiesing, Jr. (Laura), Jeremy Tiesing (Heidi); sister, Jean Eddy (Ray); grandchildren, Landon, Gavin, Reese, and Ethan Tiesing.
Visitation will be 12 PM to 3 PM on Sunday, November 22, 2015 at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany) with his Funeral Service taking place at 3 PM. Burial will be at 10 AM on Monday at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central (2501 N. Dixie Boulevard, Fort Knox, KY 40121).
Contributions in Jack’s memory may be made to the Masonic Lodge #335 (805 E. Market Street, New Albany, IN 47150).