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Jack Murphy McKendree, Sr.
Mr. Jack M. McKendree, Sr., age 86, longtime resident of Yulee, Florida passed away peacefully on December 31, 2020, at Baptist Medical Center, Nassau, Fernandina Beach, FL., 32034
Mr. Jack, born on March 24, 1934 in Yulee, Florida, was the youngest of nine siblings to the late Crawford A. Sr., and Clemmie C. McKendree. He resided in the Yulee area and graduated from the Yulee school system in 1952. Mr. Jack joined the United States Army in July 1954 and was stationed at Fort Eustis, VA., serving in an active duty capacity until June 1956. In 1957, Mr. Jack was employed by the United States Postal Service, resulting in a life-long career serving the Nassau and Duval counties for 32 years; ultimately retiring in March 1989.
Mr. Jack was a very active and longtime member of Blackrock Baptist Church where he served in multiple capacities; most noteworthy was the young adult�s Sunday school teacher and the service�s song director.
He was a very dedicated husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. Mr. Jack leaves behind his wife Betty S. McKendree, Yulee, FL, three sons, Jack M. McKendree, Jr., Phoenix, AZ., Daniel (Tina) L. McKendree, Fernandina Beach, FL., Tony (Tammy) L. McKendree, Yulee, FL., one grandson, Joshua D. McKendree, Yulee, FL., one granddaughter Ashleigh N. McKendree, Yulee, FL., one great granddaughter, Charleigh J. Anderson, Yulee, FL., and numerous nieces and nephews. His grandson, Christopher L. McKendree, preceded him in death on November 12, 2017 at the age of 35.
Those desiring may make donations in his memory to Blackrock Baptist Church, 96362 Blackrock Road, Yulee, Florida 32097
Funeral services will be at 12:00 noon on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at Blackrock Baptist Church.
His family will receive friends from 11:00 am until the hour of service at the church
He will be laid to rest in Hughes Cemetery
Genie Duggan January 3, 2021
My deepest condolences to the family. Such a nice man will be missed by many.
Jodi Collins January 3, 2021
Mr. Jack was such a sweet man. I enjoyed getting to know him over the past couple of years. Your family is in my prayers.
Chris & Pia McKendree January 4, 2021
Jack, Daniel and Tony and Ms Betty, I�m so sorry to hear of Mr Jack�s passing. Our prayers are with all of you in this difficult time.
Frank and Barbara Koditek January 4, 2021
Please accept our deepest sympathy over the loss of Mr. McKendree. He will be missed by many.
ralph samuel watson January 5, 2021
Bro Jack was a one of a kind, loved his family, loved life, loved people and most important he loved the Lord.
He will be missed rest in peace
Jerry & Mary Gries January 6, 2021
Our Prayers are with the entire family.
Mr Jack will be missed by many people and he was a great man.
Love & Prayers
Ann Hance-Horne January 6, 2021
I am so very sorry to hear about Jack�s passing. He was our mailman when I was growing up and we lived on Florida Avenue and then he was my Postmaster when I moved to Yulee. What an awesome guy. He will never be forgotten. God bless you all.
Jeff and Kathy Colson January 11, 2021
Daniel and Tina, we are so sorry to just find this out. We will keep all of you in our thoughts and prayers.