Walter Liddle Jack Jr.

Posted: Thursday, September 12, 2002

Walter Liddle "Nagoodi" "Sielak" Jack Jr., also known as B-Boy, recently died in Angoon. His body was found in Mitchell Bay on Sept. 6, 2002. The date of his death is unknown because he was missing for 19 days.

An Inupiaq Eskimo and Tlingit Indian, he was born on Feb. 15, 1981, to Walter and Martha Jack in Mount Edgecumbe. He graduated from Angoon High School in May of 1999 and attended the University of Alaska. He worked on the Arctic Slope as a heavy equipment operator, was a member of the Sockeye Stock Assessment Crew for the Angoon Community Association along with the Department of Fish and Game, and was a coordinator's assistant at the Angoon Youth Center. He was an active hunter and fisherman. He enjoyed taking apart and repairing cars and boats and installing car stereo systems.

He is survived by his parents Walter and Martha Jack of Angoon; sisters Doreen Cole of Anchorage, Jenny Jack of Angoon and Edna Jack of Anchorage; brother Stuart Jack of Angoon; niece Naomi George; nephews Preston Nelson, Jeremiah Jack and Nathaniel Cole; grandparents Frank and Beth Jack of Angoon and Noah and Molly Itta of Barrow; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

A memorial service will be held at the ANB Hall in Angoon on Saturday, Sept. 14. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, Sept. 15.

Honorary pallbearers are Dan Johnson Jr., Jimmy George Jr., Johnny Jack Jr., Gary Willis, Bobby Duncan, Noah Itta, Lydia George and Garfield George.

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