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.
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