Jack Lee McCord, 71, of Hannibal, died at 4:16 p.m. Sunday Feb. 4, 2018, at University Hospital in Columbia.

Jack Lee McCord, 71, of Hannibal, died at 4:16 p.m. Sunday Feb. 4, 2018, at University Hospital in Columbia.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, at Pickering Funeral Home, with Rev. Zane Whorton officiating. Visitation will be Saturday from 1 p.m until service time. Burial will be in East Lawn Memorial Park in Mexico.

Jack was born on March 26, 1946, in Mexico. He was the son of George and Ruth (Boswell) McCord. On June 2, 2001 in Mexico, he married Sheila Dietz who survives.

Jack spent 49 years the in public housing field. Most recently, he was the director of the Hannibal Housing Authority, retiring in 2016 after 20 years of service. He has also previously served as the director of Mexico Housing Authority for 10 years, and for 19 years was the assistant director of the Marshall Housing Authority.

He was a member of the First Christian Church of Mexico, and was a Past Exalted Ruler of the Mexico Elks Lodge. He enjoyed golfing and was an avid Chiefs football and Missouri Tigers fan.

In addition to his wife Sheila, survivors include one daughter, Angelia Moosmann and husband Tom, of Columbia; one stepdaughter Amy Varner and fiance Chris VanFleet, of Carthage, Ill.; and one stepson, Christopher Dietz and wife Lindsey, Ellsworth, Iowa; one brother, Don McCord and wife Janie, Mexico; and one sister, Carol Pasley and husband Ed, Lenexa, Kan.; and nine grandchildren (soon to be 10).

He was preceded in death by his parents and one son, Chad.

Memorials may be made to First Christian Church of Mexico. They may be sent in care of Pickering Funeral Home, 403 N. Western, Mexico, 65265.

Expressions of sympathy may be given at pickeringfh.com.