Jep David Sasser
1937 - 2020
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Jep David Sasser, 82 of Wewahitchka passed away on Tuesday, January 7, at Gulf Coast Community Hospital. J.D. was born in Brantley, Alabama, to Cyrus and Doris Sasser in 1937. The family moved to Crestview Florida, where J.D. graduated from Crestview High School in 1955.
After four years in the U.S. Navy, J.D. went to work for Vitro Services as a radar technician and later a site chief. J.D.'s favorite pastimes were hunting, fishing, and watching sports – especially University of Alabama football. He played the baritone ukulele, and was well known at the Lookout Lounge for his karaoke versions of country standards, as well as his spoon playing.
J.D. is preceded in death by his parents and his brother, George Sasser. He is survived by his wife, Patricia Sasser; four children: Donna Funck (Brent), David Sasser, Diane Neal, and Denise Knight (Kevin); nine grandchildren: Brenna, Molly, Joe, and Emilie Funck, Matthew Sasser, Miranda Stopplebein (Fritz), Daniel Neal, Kristen Macomber (Heath), and Kaleb Pursewell; and seven great-grandchildren: Phenyx and Liam Sasser, Emma, Harper, and Hazel Stopplebein, Jarrett and Wesley Spencer.
A memorial service and celebration of life will be held on Sunday, January 12 at The Lookout Lounge, 8066 West Hwy 98, Port St. Joe Beach, at 3:30pm.
A Memorial scholarship has been set up in his name. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the ""JD Sasser Outdoor Education Scholarship"" at any Trustmark Bank or sent to Trustmark 2315 S Hwy 77 Lynn Haven, FL 32444.


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Published in The Crestview News Bulletin from Jan. 11 to Jan. 15, 2020.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
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Celebration of Life
04:00 - 06:00 PM
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January 12, 2020
Jep and I had many interesting conversations over the Vitro years when I visited Site D3. He tagged me with the nickname "Jethro" many years ago although the reason has been lost in obscurity. It wasn't an objectionable nickname however. He will be missed by all the friends made over the years.
Dick "Jethro" Chapman
Richard Chapman
January 11, 2020
Thank you all for your outpouring of love & prayers! My family & I appreciate it more than you know
My Paw Paw, Mr. Jep (J.D.) Sasser was definitely a wonderful man, who was tremendously loved, & will be greatly missed by so many.

For anyone who would like to attend & pay your respects:
A Memorial Service and Celebration of Life for Paw Paw will be held this Sunday, January 12th, at the Lookout Lounge, 8066 W. Hwy 98, Port St. Joe Beach.
3:00 Visitation, 3:30 Service, 4-6 Celebration of Life, with karaoke!
(All times are St. Joe time / EASTERN TIME ♥)

... & in lieu of flowers, the family is asking that you contribute to the scholarship fund that we have set up in his name ...
The JD Sasser Outdoor Education Scholarship
... You can contribute to it at / through any Trustmark Bank ...
... You can personally go into any Trustmark Bank branch & give them the name of the account (which is the JD Sasser Outdoor Education Scholarship), OR you can mail a check to any Trustmark Bank location (using the name of the account - the JD Sasser Outdoor Education Scholarship, & the account number - 7100263111)... OR you can hand deliver a check to us (made out to the JD Sasser Outdoor Education Scholarship), at his celebration of life, tomorrow - 01/12/20, at the Lookout Lounge in St. Joe Beach, between 3 & 6pm EST).

Love, big hugs, & overflowing gratitude to you all ❤❤❤
Kristen Macomber
Grandchild
January 11, 2020
Kristen Macomber
January 11, 2020
Kristen Macomber
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