Jay Schumpert

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Jay Schumpert
Williston, SC - Funeral services for Jay Simpson Schumpert, 67, will be held ten a.m., Friday, May 16, 2014 at Williston First Baptist Church with burial in the Williston Cemetery. The family will receive friends at their home on Edisto Church Road Thursday from five to seven p.m. Jay passed away Monday, May 12, 2014 at his home.
Jay accepted Jesus and loved the Lord with all his heart! He was baptized at Williston First Baptist Church. Jay and Marisa fell in love in 1972 and celebrated a deeply loving marriage for 41 years. He was known for his kindness and devotion to high ideals.
Jay served in Viet Nam from 1968 - 1969 in the 44th Signal Battalion in Long Binh, Saigon and Bien Hoa. Jay appreciated and honored his country and fellow servicemen. Jay went into the family lumber business, Schumpert Lumber Company, upon returning home from the war. In 1979, it became Schumpert Building Supply, Inc. and later Schumpert Building Supply LLC., from which he retired in 2009. He attended and served as Deacon and Assistant Sunday School Superintendent at the Williston First Baptist Church. The last few years he attended Edisto Baptist Church.
Born in Old Ellenton, his parents were Wilfred Ollie "Buck" Schumpert and Imogene Thames Schumpert. He is survived by Marisa, daughter, Bryane S. Washburn and son-in-law George Washburn; son Jarrett Clayton Schumpert; grandchildren Isabella Washburn and Gabriel Washburn. He is also survived by a sister Laura Buice and brother Rusty Schumpert.
Jay loved spending time with family and friends. He enjoyed history and attended the Dunbarton, Ellenton, and family reunions every year. He has various hobbies at home.
Folk Funeral Home, Inc. and Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements.
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Williston, SC 29853
(803) 266-3434
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Published in The Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star on May 14, 2014