Jack Henry DeSalme

Jack Henry DeSalme, a resident of Castroville, Texas, passed away, Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 1:20 P.M., at the Medina Valley Health and Rehab, at the age of 81 years, 11 month and 30 days.

Jack was born, December 17, 1930 in San Antonio, Texas, the son of Jack Jacob DeSalme and Ora Louise McDonald DeSalme. He proudly served his country in the United States Coast Guard. On February 23, 2009, Jack married Mary Rodriguez in Castroville, Texas.

Jack is survived by his loving wife, Mary Rodriguez DeSalme; his daughters, Mary Louise Jordan and Candace Marie Odom; his sons Jack Henry DeSalme, Jr., Michael DeSalme and David DeSalme; his sisters, Mary Louise Owen, Linda Hurweck, Barbara Zeinert, Carolyn Peoples and Marilyn Zemman and his brother, Billy DeSalme. Jack is also survived by his 9 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Mr. DeSalme is preceded in death by his parents; his sons, Thomas DeSalme and Robert DeSalme and his brother, Charles DeSalme.

Visitation began at 1:00 P.M., and funeral services began at 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, December 19, 2012 in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel, Kenedy, Texas. Following the services, Mr. DeSalme was cremated.