Richard Elbert Jammes was born to Benjamin Francis Jammes and Blanche Garwood-Jammes on February 23, 1927 in Sanford, Florida (Paola).
Richard passed peacefully on March 17, 2020 at 1:23 PM at home at the age of 93 years.
As an honorable and hardworking man, Richard was especially thankful for his family. Working for 45 years for CSX-RR, he retired in 1992 as a Section Foreman. He loved being outside enjoying nature, he loved gardening and fishing.
Richard was preceded in death by his wife of 46 years, Ruby L. Monds-Jammes in 1992. Also, his two sons, Edward Eugene Jammes (1963), Marion Joseph Jammes (2016); his daughter, Sheila Marie Jammes (2010) and his step-son, Mike Manley (2018).
Being doubly blessed, Richard married again in 1993 to Shirley England-Manley. Shirley dedicated herself to Richard’s care in his latter years.
Richard is survived by his wife, Shirley, his daughter, Brenda Faye Miller (Tony), step-sons Mark Manley, Terry L. Manley, Jerry Manley, Thomas Elbert Jammes (Judy), Terry A. Manley and brother Frank Jammes. Richard is also survived by many grandchildren, great and great-great grandchildren, nieces and nephews and many in-laws.
This is a celebration of his life and legacy as he enters the everlasting presence of the Lord.