Jack Toothman

Jack Toothman, 88, of Eagle, Idaho died Friday, August 23rd, 2019 in his home.  Jack was born in Twin Falls, Idaho son of Jack Toothman and Eileen Duecy.  He was raised and educated in Hazelton (Greenwood), Idaho.  He began his hard work ethic at 15 carrying sacks of potatoes on his shoulders.  He married Joyce Seal in 1949 and had three children; Jim, Jana, and Tammie.  They moved to Kingdom City, Missouri for three years and settled in Ketchum, Idaho in 1956.  He worked as a bell boy and carpenter for Sun Valley Company.  Jack and Joyce were later divorced.

Jack married the love of his life Wanda Worthington in 1963.  Wanda had three children; Denise, Sandy and Teresa.  At that time, Jack worked on the ski lift and cut cord wood for Sun Valley and local residents. He began logging in 1969 where he logged and spent much time in Featherville, Idaho, Alaska, and all over the Pacific Northwest.  When he wasn’t working hard, he enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a true woodsman and loved being in the timber. He enjoyed his family more than anything else. 

Jack was preceded in death by his parents Jack and Eileen and his sister Kay Williams of New Meadows, Idaho.  Survivors include his wife Wanda and his children; Jim and wife Connee Toothman of Boise, daughter Jana Toothman of Boise, daughter Tammie and husband Bill Yacomella of Challis.  Wanda’s children; Denise and husband Rick Wilson of Boise, Sandy and husband Tim Cady of Hailey and Teresa Williams of Hollister, Idaho.  He also leaves behind his brother Pat Duecy and wife Paddy and their daughter Erin, son Luke and daughter Kate, 8 grandchildren; Justin, Brad, Chris, Jeremiah, Naomi, Nick, Lindsey and Patrina and great grand-children Jackson, Jubal, Jasper, Grady, Ananya, Gregory, Alex, Cainin, Roy, Miss Willow Wilson.

Memorial Services are on Sept 5, 2019 at 11:00 am at Summers Funeral Home located at 3629 E. Ustick Rd. Meridian, ID.