John Jump (1938 - 2014)

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John H. Jump

Tilghman-TILGHMAN: John (Jack) H. Jump passed away at Easton Memorial Hospital on Saturday, August 2, 2014 comforted by his family.

Born January 23, 1938 in Easton, MD, he was the son of the late Thomas Burton Jump and Elizabeth Stoker Jump.

After graduating from St. Michaels High School, Jack entered the United States Air Force, being honorably discharged in 1960. He attended the University of Maryland and then pursued a career in salesmanship including insurance and real estate. He also enjoyed farming and managing a research facility.

Jack was a loving husband, father and grandfather taking pride in the accomplishments of all. He was an avid sports fan, especially the Orioles and Ravens.

He is survived by his wife, Jacqueline of 52 years and their three children, Mike (Lynn) Jump, Patti (Steve) Berry, and Doug (Terry) Jump; six grandchildren, Christian (Ryan) Heath, Lindsey (Geoffrey) Grey, Kacey Bennett, Mikey Jump, Sarah and Abigail Jump; and three great-grandchildren, Kayleigh and Riley Krater, and Ansley Grey. He is also survived by a brother, Thomas Burton Jump, II, and many special nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Elizabeth Eiseman.

A private ceremony is planned following cremation with a Celebration of Life later in the fall.

Memorial donations may be made to Tilghman Volunteer Fire Company, 5996 Tilghman Island Rd. Tilghman, MD 21671.

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Published in The Daily Times on Aug. 13, 2014
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