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GOLDSTEIN, Jacob L. JACOB L. GOLDSTEIN Jacob L. Goldstein age 89 occurred Friday, January 11, 2013. Graveside services will be held at 2PM Sunday, January 13, at West View Cemetery. He attended Georgia Military High School and Georgia Military Junior College. He was a graduate of University of Georgia with a BBA Degree. He served as a Captain in Patton's Third Army during World War II. He served for four years receiving two Bronze Stars and the Combat Infantry Badge. He has been associated with C. Goldstein and Sons (a department store and wholesale business) for over 60. He was co-founder and member of the Board of First Federal Savings and Loan of Milledgeville. Later he became Chairman of the B.B. & T. Bank Board in Milledgeville. Mr. Goldstein was a board member of Temple Beth Israel in Macon, Past President of Milledgeville Kiwanis Club where he had perfect attendance for 52 years and was a Past Lt. Governor of Kiwanis Club International. Member of Masonic Order, Scottish Rite, Shrine and American Legion, Member of Anti Defamation League Board, Advisor to the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust, Co-founder of Harriet's Closet which provides items for patients undergoing cancer treatment, just to mention a few of his many involvements. Mr. Goldstein was very committed to GMC for which he and his wife, Maxine, were recognized in 2005 for their legacy gift with the naming of the Goldstein Center for the Performing Arts. His on going support and dedication to excellence continues to impact GMC in meaningful ways. Survivors include his wife of 66 years Maxine Shapiro Goldstein, a daughter Marcia Goldstein, Grandchildren: Elysa Greenwald, Fred Stein, Melissa Greenhut and Scott Greenhut, Great Grandchildren: Ian Greenwald, Rachel Greenwald, Tovar Stein and Delaney Stein. In lieu of flowers memorial contribution may be made to the Jacob L. Goldstein Scholarship Fund c/o GMC 201 E. Greene St. Milledgeville, GA 31061 or to Harriet's Closet c/o ORMC Foundation 811 N. Cobb St. Milledgeville, GA 31061 Visit www.mooresfuneralhome.com to express tributes. Moores Funeral Home & Crematory has charge of arrangements.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Jan. 13, 2013
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