John Paul Chereck
John Paul Chereck, age 53, of Fernandina Beach, FL., passed away on Thursday evening, November 24, 2016 at Miller County Hospital in Colquitt, GA.
He was born on April 15, 1963 in Brooklyn, NY, the son of Rosemary and the late Richard Chereck. The family relocated to Fernandina Beach in 1976 where he graduated from Fernandina Beach High School in 1981.
He worked for Stan Pope Flooring Company for many years and then became associated with Atlantic Marine in Jacksonville. While at Atlantic Marine, he took night classes at F.C.C.J. and became certified as an EMT, Paramedic and Firefighter working with The Duval County Fire Department. He later worked with Century Ambulance Service in Jacksonville and with the Nassauville Volunteer Fire Department. He was also active with the Jacksonville Emergency Medical Association ( J.E.M.A ).
Mr. Chereck was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah�s Witness in Fernandina Beach.
He leaves behind his beloved mother, Rosemary Chereck of Fernandina Beach, his brothers, Timothy (Diane) Chereck of Gray, GA., and Peter (Christina) Chereck of Port Neches, TX, his sister Katherine (James) Jackson of Yulee, FL., and several aunts and uncles, five nephews, one niece and many cousins.
Memorial services will be held at 3:00 PM on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at Kingdom Hall on Nassauville Road.