Jack’s Tire & Automobile Center has been servicing the group for 75 several years

CHILLICOTHE— In 1947 a male would lease a compact fuel station in Chillicothe, tiny did he know that the two-bay station would increase out of quite a few structures, support his spouse and children and see the community around it develop.

Jack’s Tire & Car Center has performed just that.

The organization lately celebrated its 75th anniversary and while the first owner died many decades back the enterprise is nonetheless family members-run by his grandkids.

Clyde “Jack” Barnes leased a two-bay Texaco gas station, aptly named Jack’s Texaco. He labored with his son Charles, who also went by Jack. Charles began serving to his father when he was just 13 yrs previous by sweeping, emptying trash and filling up pop devices. After serving in the Army Air Corp, Charles would return to Chillicothe to run the family enterprise that he would ultimately purchase after Clyde’s loss of life in 1964.