Linwood Earl Jeffries III, age 60, of Middleburg Florida, went home to the Lord on July 4, 2022, after a long battle with pancreatic cancer, his sister Donna said he went out with a Bang and knowing Linwood he would agree.
Linwood was born in Quonset Point Rhode Island to Linwood Earl Jeffries Jr and Kathern Horn Jeffries, they moved to Rhoda Spain for 3 years and moved back to Jacksonville Florida where his father was stationed for the duration of his Naval career due to Linwood was diagnosed with a fibrous sarcoma of the wrist.
Linwood is survived by his wife Carol Jeffries, sister Donna Jeffries and unofficial brother & lifelong friend Jerry Graff.
Linwood was proceeded in death by his mother Kathern Horn Jeffries and father Linwood Earl Jeffries Jr.
Linwood was in ROTC at Ed White High School and wanted to go into the army to drive a tank but was not able to join the army due to losing his Kneecap as a young teen. Linwood always said he lost his kneecap in a KISSING accident, he kissed a van at 30 mph on a moped.
As a young man Linwood spent many nights preaching at the Trinity Rescue Mission when he was in college, he also worked in the Bus ministry at Trinity Baptist Church. Later he was a children’s Sunday school teacher. He last served as Awana’s teacher at Center Point Baptist church before he had to quit due to his health.
Linwood was avid reader he Loved books on history (any kind including Bible, American, military and more), watching documentaries, making history videos and visiting historical sites. He was going to college to become a History professor but had to quit college 3 credits short of getting his BA at UNF due to his health. He went on to make farming and unusual food tasting videos with his wife on YouTube channel “LCJ Farms”.
Linwood never met a stranger, and you were not just a friend to him you were Family.
• Memorial Visitation service 07/14/2022 time 5-8 pm – Fraser Funeral Home, 8168 Normandy Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32221
• Memorial Service 07/15/2022 time 2 – 3 pm – Fraser Funeral Home, 8168 Normandy Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32221
• Grave side services to follow at Trinity Baptist Church in Gethsemane Memorial Gardens at 800 Hammond Blvd,
Jacksonville, FL 32221