Emmitt Eugene "Jack" Exum
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Exum, Emmitt Eugene "Jack"
Jack Exum of Scottsdale, Arizona passed away after a long illness on March 13, 2012 at the age of 70 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Jackson, Tennessee on February 13, 1942 Jack attended the University of Tennessee. He was a Captain in the United States Marine Corps and flew the Boeing CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter in Vietnam completing over 200 missions in 1966 and 1967. He was awarded an Air Medal and Distinguished Flying Cross for meritorious service. Jack became a pilot for Trans World Airlines in 1968 and flew Boeing 707 and 727 aircraft both domestic and international for 18 years. He ultimately became a broker for his company, Exum Associates LTD. Real Estate Investments in Scottsdale and the former owner of the town of Rock Springs, Arizona. Mr. Exum is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Susan, his two children Eric Paul Exum (Marnie), and Nancy Kathryn Hollinger (Nathan), and three beautiful grandchildren, Alexander, Emily, and Isabel. Also survived by two sisters Gena Suzanne and Alice Lanier. "This man could enter a room and fill it with laughter. His smile made you smile. He embraced his family and life with such joy it inspired those who witnessed it." Jack Exum will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him. Please join us in a celebration of Jack's life. Memorial Services will be held at 11:00A.M., Saturday, March 31st , in the chapel at Hansen Desert Hills Mortuary, 6500 E. Bell Rd., Scottsdale, Arizona 85254. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to: Disabled American Veterans, Attn. Gift Processing, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH, 45250-0301 or American Heart Association, File 30947, P.O. Box 60000, San Francisco, CA 94160. Please visit www.hansenmortuary.com to place online condolences.



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Published in The Arizona Republic on Mar. 25, 2012.
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April 3, 2012
Dear Susie,
When Jack came into a room there was something about his presence that always made it light up. We first met in Vietnam, and later we were pilots together for TWA.
My condolences to you and your family.

Allan Vasterling
March 29, 2012
I wish to extend to you and to members of your family my deepest sympathy on your loss. May the Lord's loving promises comfort you and give you strength as you walk through this difficult time. "Honoring Those Who Served-Ministry" -Chaplain Richard Reuer, 1206 6th St SW, Minot, ND 58701 "Semper Fi"
Chaplain Richard Reuer
March 25, 2012
Susan, sorry for your loss.
Jack was a good friend and we will
miss him.
God bless you and your family.
Ken & Diane Foote
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