Jordan Anthony DeClerk, 18, of Colleyville Texas, passed away unexpectedly in his sleep March 28, 2023.
Jordan was born in Roseburg, Oregon December 3, 2004. He and his biological brother Logan were placed into foster care with their parents February 3, 2014, and officially adopted October 17, 2014.
Jordan graduated from the Bridges Accelerated Learning Center with his High School Diploma on March 20, 2023, and had applied to attend Tarrant County College to pursue a degree in welding.
Jordan was a Confirmed member of Saint Martin in the Fields Episcopal Church in Keller, Texas, where he has been an active Boy Scout in BSA Troop 937B. He earned his Eagle Scout Rank and nine Eagle Palms. He was a member of the Order of the Arrow and mentored younger scouts as a Den Chief and Troop Guide. He volunteered his time and talents with many service projects including Vacation Bible School, festivals, food drives, feral cat habitat building, roadside cleanups, and most recently helping with his younger brother's Eagle Scout Project on March 11 and 12, 2023.
SCUBA Diving was a passion of Jordan's as well. He was originally certified June 25, 2017, and spent the next three summers diving with his dad. Diving was peaceful and relaxing for him. He was a certified Rescue Diver and was ready to assist other divers.
Jordan was loved by many and surrounded by friends, family, teachers, and mentors. He was kind, caring, and always empathetic to anyone needing help. He was known for his engaging sense of humor, charisma, and charm.
Jordan was preceded in death by his grandfather, Donn Turner, and cousins Cullen DeClerk and Samuel DeClerk. He is survived by his parents, Christopher DeClerk and Aaron DeClerk, and his brother Logan DeClerk. Jordan is also survived by numerous loving adoptive and birth family members.
A funeral service, interment, and reception will be held on Saturday, April 8, 2023 at 2:00 PM at Saint Martin in the Fields Episcopal Church, 223 S. Pearson Lane, Keller, TX 76248.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to St. Martin's Eagle Project Fund to help with future Eagle Scout projects or to St. Martin's Memorial Garden Fund, which will help maintain his final resting place. Donations may be made online by clicking on this link and choosing the appropriate category: https://www.stmartininthefields.org/give/give-money/ Please list in memory of Jordan DeClerk in the comments.