Memorial services for Jim R. McCracken of Salado will be held at the Salado United Methodist Church 10 a.m. May 22.
He died May 13 in Harker Heights.
He was born in Oklahoma City to Mack R. And Stella B. McCracken on May 25, 1930. He worked for General Motors Insurance division for 35 years working in Oklahoma City, San Francisco, New York City, El Paso, Kansas City, Charlotte, N.C. and Los Angeles. He retired in 1989 and moved to Salado.
He was an active volunteer in Salado community affairs. He was given the “Community Builder of the Year,” award by the Salado Masonic Lodge #296 in 1998. He was a member of the Lions Club, served on the board of trustees for the Salado Public Library, was a member of the COPS program and was an elder at the Presbyterian Church of Salado.
Survivors are his wife Virginia of Salado, a daughter, Molly Henry of Arlington, two sons, Patrick of Idaho Falls, ID, and Matthew of Houston; his mother and father Mr. & Mrs. Mack R. McCracken of Eddy; two sisters Norma Graham of Holly Lake and Anita Young of Rogers, AR., 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be at the home, 702 De Grummond Way, Salado, from 5-7 p.m. on May 21.
Memorials may be made to the Presbyterian Church of Salado, American Cancer Society, or the Salado Public Library.
Harper Talasek Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.