Thomas Linn Jack

thomasThomas Linn Jack, 63, of Rimersburg, formerly of Indianapolis, went home to be with his Lord, October 5, 2016, after a short illness.

Tom was born February 10, 1953, in Venango County to the late Karl M. Jack and Joan (Summers) Jack.

He was a 1971 graduate of Cranberry High School.

He married Terri Lea (Mortimer) on March 11, 1995. Together they served the Lord in many capacities.

Upon completion of high school, he pumped gas at the Franklin Airport pursuing his passion to become a pilot. Tom was a retired Captain, of 28 years, with US Airways. At a very young age, his first hire was with their parent company, Allegheny Airlines, where he was promoted to captain in less than a year.

His love for flying flowed into his many hobbies. Tom was self-taught in aerobatics; flying his Pitts, Piper Cub, and World War II AT-6, and many other World War II type aircraft. He also enjoyed performing in Vintage World War II type airshows and giving rides to many family and friends.

Tom was a Colonel in the Confederate Air Force, which is now known as the Commemorative Air Force.

He was also known for his quick wit, and always having a joke that applied to any conversation. Among his other talents he enjoyed drawing airplanes and pictures for his grandchildren.

Tom completed many courses through Correspondence Bible Colleges while flying throughout his career. He was ordained with LeSea Ministries, of South Bend, Indiana; and Christian International, of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. He also held credentials with many other ministries.

Tom’s passion of the rapture of the church inspired him to write and publish a book entitled “Tell Them I’ll Be Back!! Wrath or Rapture”.

Tom was the founder of Covenant Wings Ministries and pastored several small churches. He and his wife Terri, shared their common passion of building bridges between denominational churches and prophetic ministries, by holding yearly 5 Fold Ministry Conferences, after relocating to Indianapolis.

In his own words, “My greatest time I spent was worshiping and serving the most high God and loving my wife, children, and grandchildren.”

Tom is survived by his loving wife, Terri (Mortimer) Jack; a daughter, Kara Bungo and husband, Pat, of McDonald, PA; two sons, Mark and his wife, Rachel, and Matthew and his fiancée, Ana Gonzalez, all of Indianapolis; his five grandchildren, Allisyn and Luke Jack; Kendall Jack, also of Indianapolis, and Aurora and Scarlett Bungo, of McDonald.

Tom is also survived by his two sisters, Kim Holycross and her husband, Dan, and Penny Jack, both of Grand Junction; Brother-in-law, Brent Mortimer and companion, Susie Stivason, of Rimersburg; and many nieces and nephews.

Tom was preceded in death by his parents, Karl and Joan (Summers) Jack, his brother, David Jack; nephew, James Jack, father-in-law, Malcolm (Bud) Mortimer; mother-in-law, Josephine (Salvo) Mortimer.

Private funeral services were held with Pastor Art Traister officiating. Burial was in the Rimersburg Cemetery. The Varner Funeral Home, of Rimersburg, handled the arrangements. The family suggests memorial donations be made to the charity of one’s choice. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting

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