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Obituary: Jacob Eugene Bembry


Mr. Jacob Eugene Bembry, 56, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, February 16, 2020 at Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare in Tallahassee, FL. Jacob was born September 1, 1963 in Madison, Florida to Robert Eugene Bembry and Louella Ether Sealey Bembry. He was a 1982 graduate of Jefferson County High School where he served as vice president of his senior class and a yearbook editor. Following high school, he attended North Florida Community College before transferring to Florida State University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications. Jacob was of the Church of God faith and was a member of Midway Church of God. After his graduation he worked various labor-based jobs before going to work with Greene Publishing in Madison County, FL, where he worked for 23 years as a writer and editor. In his spare time, he enjoyed participating in church activities, writing, spending time with his family, and watching Florida State Seminole football and women’s softball. Jacob was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Louella Bembry; 2 sisters, Sally and Susie Bembry, and a brother, Robert Bembry.


He is survived by three siblings; Abbie Bembry, Daniel Bembry, and Debra Leutner, all of Lee, FL; 2 nieces, Morgan Leutner, and her fiance, Steven Todd, and Shannan Leutner; 1 nephew, Ryan Leutner, all of North Dakota; 2 great-nieces, Isabella and Kathryn; a great-nephew, Braxton; as well as numerous other relatives and a host of friends.A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at Burns Funeral Home of Madison with Rev. Retis Flowers officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Burns Funeral Home in order to help with the cost of arrangements. All arrangements are under the care of Burns Funeral Home of Madison.Friends may send condolences to the family at www.joepburnsfuneralhomes.com

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