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Friday, April 28, 2017

Jack Jones, Longtime Shriners Imperial Recorder, Passes

It's the end of an era at Shriners International. 

The Tampa Imperial Shrine headquarters has announced the death yesterday of Jack Jones, longtime Imperial Recorder and a Past Potentate of the national governing body. In addition to 36 years as recorder, he also served a year as Imperial Potentate, and five as Executive Vice President. 

Despite being confined to a wheelchair, Jack was seemingly everywhere you looked at national Masonic and Shrine gatherings. Across those decades of leadership roles since he first took office in 1979, he saw sweeping changes throughout the entire fraternity.

Requiescat in pace.

UPDATE: 5/1/2017

Visitation and funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 3rd at the Scottish Rite Masonic Center, 5500 Memorial Blvd, Tampa, FL 33634

Viewing 12 pm - 3 pmService 3 pm

Cards and notes of condolence may be sent to the family in care of:Steve & Sue Jones4514 N. 505th St.Sheboygan, WI 53803

Flowers may be sent to the Scottish Rite Masonic Center

Per the family's request, donations in memory of Imperial Sir Jack may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children via this link:
Donate - Love to the Rescue in Memory and Honor of Imperial Sir Jack H. Jones

1 comment:

  1. It is something to be a Secretary/Recorder of a local organization but to be the Recorder of an international organization for almost 40 years is something that can NOT be described by mere words. Thank you Imperial Sir for all you did and I wish you Godspeed on your journey to the great house not built by human hands. -Ill. Sir Larry Dittmer, PP, Kismet Shriners.


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