Dr. Jackson Giles Mumford III

Brethren,
It is my sad duty to inform you that Brother Jackson Mumford III had put down the working tools of life on July 11th. Brother Mumford moved to Florida in 1989 after his retirement. He was raised to the degree of Master Mason on March 28th, 1978. His obituary is below.

Thank you,

Wor John Markuse


 

Dr. Jackson Giles Mumford III
Obituary

MUMFORD lll, DR. JACKSON GILES, 86
Ocala FL – Dr. Jackson Giles Mumford, III, retired chiropractor, died July 11,2014, peacefully at Hospice.  He was born in Uniontown, Pennsylvania on Oct. 22, 1927. He served in the U.S. Navy, before going to Palmer College in Davenport, Iowa to become a Chiropractor. His office was in East Aurora, New York, where he practiced for 38 years.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Jackson Giles Mumford II, Edith Mumford; brother Donald; stepbrother Edward; and sisters Eleanor, Jean and Hazel.  He is survived by his loving wife Berdena of 56 years; daughter Monica Fay Harris, son-in-law John Harris; nieces and nephews.
He was a 32nd Degree Mason, belonging to Blazing Star Lodge #694, East Aurora, NY. A Shriner at Ismailia Temple, Buffalo, NY and was a member of the Chapter and Consistory. He was also a life time member of the Girl Scouts of USA.  He retired in 1989 and moved to Ocala Florida. During retirement he enjoyed family, golf, bicycling, working in his yard, friends and helping others.  Memorial Service was held July 14 at Roberts Funeral Home, Bruce Chapel East, Ocala FL. Chaplain Herb Agee presiding, with a gathering of family, friends, neighbors, Girl Scout leaders, and Girl Scout staff from GSWCF Tampa in attendance.  Inurnment was held August 1st, 2014 at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Florida with the U.S. Navy Honor Guard, honoring Jackson and presenting the flag to the family.

Funeral Home

Roberts Funeral Home, Bruce Chapel East
2739 Southeast Maricamp Road
Ocala, FL 34471
(352) 732-9944