Jack Waddell, age 79, of Hindman, KY, formerly of Frankfort, KY, passed away Thursday, May 22, 2014 at the Greg and Noreen Wells Hospice Center at Hazard, KY. He was a retired Kentucky State Government employee and former Commissioner of the Department of Social Insurance.
He is survived by his wife, Alma Watts Waddell; son, Jonathan Waddell; daughter, Beth Waddell; granddaughters, Andrea and Mollie Morgeson and sister, Helen Napier.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Norma Strong.
Funeral services for Jack Waddell will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, May 25, 2014 at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Edmon Bolen and Ricky Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Mountain Memory Gardens, Hindman, KY. Friends may call for visitation at the chapel, Saturday after 6 p.m. with a celebration service at 7 p.m.