Andrew “Andy” Carl Flack, 63, passed away Aug. 22, 2019, at his home in Kalispell after a long battle of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, IPF.
Andy was born July 14,1956, in San Bernardino, California, to Robert C. and Emmie B. (Peyton) Flack.
Andy graduated from Paris High School in Paris, California, in 1974. He worked several years for Nelsons Machinery Co. in Hemet, California, and married Kathleen Dunahee in 1977. In 1981 he and Kathy moved to Libby where he worked for Payne Machinery. Their son Joshua Flack was born in 1985; they divorced in 1987. He moved to Idaho for several years, working at a furniture manufacturing warehouse before moving back to Kalispell where he worked at Applied Industry Technologies (Bearings Inc.) for 25 years, aspiring to store manager for 15 years, before having to retire for health issues in 2017.
He met his love and life partner, Tiffany Little, in 2010. They enjoyed each other until the very end.
Andy’s hobbies included hunting, competitive pistol shooting, archery and 3D shoots with his son and grandchildren. He taught martial arts in Libby and was a black belt in karate.
Andy was preceded in death by his mother and father, brother Thomas “Tommy” Flack, and infant sister.
He is survived by son Joshua Flack of Libby and fiancee Elizabeth Boothman, and their sons Braiden and Carter Flack; life partner Tiffany Little of Kalispell, and her daughters Kyleigh and Miya Rogers; brothers James “Beau” Flack, Jeffrey Flack and Steve Knight, and sister Judy; in addition to nieces, nephews and their children.
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