Arik Jeffery Mack obituary and funeral information

Arik Mack 2Arik Jeffery “Air Bear” Mack, age 19 of Mapleton, Utah passed away March 24, 2015 from injuries sustained in an auto accident in Spanish Fork, Utah.

Arik was born April 8, 1995 in Lake County, Florida. His parents are Liz and Jeff Mack. Arik was an outstanding baseball player while at Maple Mountain High School. In 2013, he helped lead the Golden Eagles to the 4A state title game. He was the 2 time all state first team, 2 time 4A pitcher of the year, Utah State strikeout leader, and 4A state all star game MVP. He also received national recognition and is in the Utah State all time record books. He later went on to play for the Utah Marshalls, BYU and SLCC.

Many know Arik as an athlete. We know him as a son, brother, grandson and friend. Arik was a massive presence. His energy will be missed. He is irreplaceable.

Arik is survived by his parents, Liz and Jeff Mack, brothers Austin, Dallas, Jeff Mack, Jr. and Wes Childs, his grandparents Blitch and Jeannine Shuman, Glenn and Genevieve Nygren. Arik is preceded in death by Charles Richard Mack, grandfather.

Arik, you are one of a kind. We are counting the days until we see you again. We love you so much, son.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. at the LDS Stake Center located at 475 North 1600 West (Highway 89), Mapleton, Utah.

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