August 11, 1927 - April 25, 2020
Service and Interment: A graveside will be held privately.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, the family would like to request donations be made to Broadway Baptist Church community services.
Billy Jack Pemberton, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Saturday, April 25, 2020.
Bill was born on August 11, 1927 to the late Isaac and Polley Pemberton. He was preceded in death by his brother Ike. Bill was a lifelong resident of Fort Worth and a descendent of early Fort Worth founder Jesse Pemberton. The Pembertons ran thousands of head of cattle from Fort Worth north to Montana on the Chisholm Trail. Bill shared that love of cattle. After attending SMU and studying Civil Engineering, he followed his passion for ranching for almost 70 years. He married Sarah Lynn Jones at Broadway Baptist church on April 21, 1956. Their only child, Myla Middleton, was born February 24, 1962.
Bill was a man who loved the Lord and when he was not at one of his ranches, he was with his family. He was active in the Texas Cattle Raisers Association and the Fort Worth Stockyards. He also loved to ride and train horses and was an active member of the American Quarter Horse Association.
His granddaughter, Maci shared his love for horses and she was very special to him. While he was able, he never missed an event of hers while she was growing up.
Survivors: Bill is survived by his wife, Sarah Lynn; daughter, Myla, son-in-law Jon; and granddaughter, Maci.
The family would like to give special thanks to Threasa, ReRe and Sandy at New Century Hospice for their service and devotion during these last few months of hospice care.