February 21, 2010


Jack Brian Scarbrough


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Jack Brian Scarbrough passed away at the age of 80 at Midland Memorial Hospital on February 21, 2010.


He was born May 11, 1929, in Palestine, Texas, to Emmett T. Scarbrough and Ethel H. Montgomery. He married Yvonne Allen on February 4, 1955. Jack grew up in Mexia, Texas, and graduated from Mexia High School in 1947. He graduated from Sam Houston State College in 1950 with a degree in business administration. In 1976, he received his MBA from Sul Ross University. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1950 to 1953.


He moved to Midland in 1954 and worked as an accounting clerk for the Texas Company (now Texaco). He then worked for Lion Oil Company (now Monsanto) for 18 years as the personnel director and manager of lease rentals in the land department. He started teaching at Midland College in 1972 as an instructor of Management where he was a sponsor of the Mu Alpha Management Club for many years. He retired in 1997 after 25 years. He was a member of First Christian Church.


He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, and two sisters. Jack is survived by his wife, Yvonne, his son, Brian Allen Scarbrough of Austin, and several nieces and nephews.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Midland College Foundation, 3600 North Garfield Street, Midland, Texas, 79705. You may call the Foundation office at (432) 685-4526 for more information.

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