Jack Edward Mercer, 76, of Fentress, Texas, passed away on June 18, 2020. A memorial service was held on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at 11 a.m. at Thomason Funeral Home in Lockhart, Texas, with a reception following at the Tri-Community Civic Center in Prairie Lea, Texas. The family requests that people make donations to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation (www.tpwf.org) to honor Jack’s love of the outdoors and service to the people of the State of Texas or Harwood Baptist Church, P.O. Box 93, Harwood, TX 78632, in lieu of sending flowers. Services are under the direction of Thomason Funeral Home. For more information and to sign the online guest registry, please visit thomasonfuneralhome.com.