Jack Douglas Tasker
KEYSER, WV – Jack Douglas Tasker passed away at the age of 96 on January 17, 2023 at Potomac Valley Hospital.
He is preceded in death by his parents Fred and Mamie Tasker; wife, Tess Tasker, infant son, Frederick Carroll Tasker; sister, Georgia Rucker; son, George Douglas Tasker and grandson, Jack Howard Tasker.
Surviving are his daughter, Jackie Bell and husband Steve of New Creek and daughter-in-law, Jennifer Tasker of Keyser. “Pap’s” grandchildren are Jason Bell and wife Jenny of Chesapeake, VA, Aaron Tasker and wife Saydi of Ridgeley, and Katie Tasker of Morgantown. Arriving in May is great-grandson, Jack Thomas Tasker.
He was proud of his service in the U.S. Navy, where he served on a cruiser during WWII and the Korean War. He also served President Truman on the Presidential Yacht, USS Williamsburg and at Camp David.
He and his wife had many good retirement years playing golf in Florida in the winter and Mill Creek Country Club at home.
Per his request there will be no service. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Markwood Funeral Home, Keyser.
We would like to thank the staff at Potomac Valley Hospital for his excellent care.