Claude (a.k.a. Jack) Avery Dempsey was born on Dec 18, 1931 and went home to be with the Lord on February 1, 2020. He was preceded in death by his son, Claude Avery Dempsey Jr., He leaves behind his wife, Donna Dempsey; his children, Carla Rollins, Joan Stamm, Bernadette Felker, Pam Rodriguez, Terry Owens, Cindy Hathaway and Lois Boyd. He also had 14 grandchildren and 34 great-grandchildren. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Coeur d’ Alene Health and Rehabilitation of Cascadia for their extraordinary care. The family would also like to thank Tim and Cindy Remington for their support of the family during such a difficult time. Memorial Services will be held on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at the Alter Church, 901 E. Best Ave., Coeur d’ Alene, ID 83814. Bell Tower Funeral Home and Crematory is entrusted with services.