Michael Maxwell Jump, 73, of Chattanooga Tennessee died Thursday July 14th at Memorial University Medical Center in Savanah, Georgia.
Born in Detroit, Michigan on March 1st, 1943, he was the son of Harry Vernon Jump and Leora Victoria Jump. Raised in Willard, Ohio, Mr. Jump graduated from The Ohio State University in 1967 with a B.A. in engineering. He worked for R.R. Donnelley and Sons in Willard for 22 years before moving to Myrtle Beach to start an employment agencywith his wife Shari Jump. In 2000, they sold that business and moved to Chattanooga, Tennessee where they renovated several homes and were active in their neighborhood association.
Mr. Jump was a beloved father and grandfather whose greatest joy was to spend time with his grandchildren. His vocal cheering from the stands at sporting events was legendary.
Mr. Jump was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Shari Lee Jump, his three sons Jeffrey Scott Jump, Jason Allenby Jump, Jeremy Michael Jump, and ten grandchildren Zachary, Spencer, Carter, Rhodes, Hudson, Alexandria, Maxwell, Ian, Porter and Ella.
A memorial service will be held at the home of Jason Jump, 1700 W. First Avenue in Grandview, Ohio on July 23 at 2:00 PM. All friends and family welcome. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be sent to the American Cancer Society.Print This Obituary & Condolences