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Breck Cabell, Jr.


Joseph Breckinridge "Breck" Cabell, Jr., 80, passed away suddenly but peacefully on January 27, 2014. He was the only child of the late Mr. Joseph Breckinridge Cabell, Sr., and Pearl Moak Cabell, and Dorothy Dow Cabell, now of Blacksburg, Virginia. He is preceded in death by his son, Joseph Breckinridge "Breck" Cabell III. He is survived by his daughter, Andrea Elaine Cabell Jones, his son-in-law, Alan Miller Jones, his grandson Breckinridge "Breck" Miller Jones, and his former wife, Elaine Cruthirds Cabell Cooper, all of Gulfport, MS, as well as 1st cousins, Mr. and Mrs. James Franklin Cabell, Jr., and Dr. Thomas Hargrave Cabell of Madison, and Mr. and Mrs. Mrs. James N. C. Moffat III of Jackson.

Breck was a graduate of Central High School Class of 1951, and received a Bachelor of Science in Physics and History from Tulane University, New Orleans, LA , Class of 1957, where he was member of Phi Delta Theta Fraternity. Upon graduation he returned to the third generation Jackson family electrical wholesale business, Cabell Electric Co., started in 1919, eventually becoming the President. He was also involved in insurance sales later in his career. He was a proud member of the Jackson Downtown Rotary Club where he served for decades with a perfect attendance and he was a Paul Harris Fellow. He was former President of the U.S.Navy League and served as a Director of the Boy Scouts of America Jackson Council.

Services will be be at Galloway Memorial United Methodist Church Chapel, 305 N. Congress St., Jackson, MS, on Saturday, February 1, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. with visitation beginning one hour before the service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Galloway Memorial United Methodist Church.

Published in Clarion Ledger on Jan. 31, 2014
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