Howard Thomas Jumper Jr.

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Howard Thomas Jumper Jr.

Howard Thomas Jumper Jr. Howard Thomas Jumper Jr. passed away on December 1, 2018 in Malakoff, Texas. He was born on June 23, 1927 to Howard Jumper Sr. and Odie Rash Jumper.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and his wife Florence Pierce Jumper.
Howard and his wife Florence were married for 62 years before her passing. He was a family man who loved his wife, children and grandchildren dearly. Howard was a butcher by trade. He enjoyed sports, especially baseball. He coached his sons little league teams while they were growing up, and later went on to umpire baseball for area high schools, and even for the Houston Astros during the years of the umpire strikes. He also enjoyed gardening and outdoor sports such as fishing. He will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved him.
Survivors include his sons; Mike Jumper, Randy Jumper and wife Sonia; his daughters, Becky Morton, Tanya Jumper and Tina Dupree; 8 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday evening December 5, 2018 from 5:00-7:00 PM at Autry's Carroll-lehr funeral home. Funeral services will be Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 10:00 AM at First Baptist Church of Cross Roads with Bro. Frank Upchurch officiating. Burial to follow at Post Oak Cemetery.
Published on December 4, 2018
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