Jack Edward Sapp
December 3, 1921 – January 8, 2019
Jack Edward Sapp passed away peacefully in the company of family on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 in his home at the age of 97. Jack was born in December of 1921 in Columbia, the fourth child of Franklin M. Sapp and Ora M. Sapp (Smith). Jack was married to Beverly J. Eldridge- Meyers in November of 1953 and they recently celebrate 65 years of marriage.
Jack was a graduate of Hickman High School class of 1941. He and his three brothers proudly served simultaneously in WWII where Jack was a Sgt. in the U.S. Army. He worked as the manager of Bowling Lumber Company in Columbia for twenty years and then served as the Purchasing Agent for the City of Columbia until his retirement in 1983. Jack was a life-time member and one of the organizers of the Missouri Association of Public Purchasing (MAPP) in 1972 and served as President in 1978. He was a charter member of the Cosmopolitan Breakfast Club and also a member of American Legion Post 202. He was a member of American Veterans (Am Vets) and the Lions Club of Rocky Mount, Missouri.
Survivors include his wife Beverly, two daughters; Patsy Michaud and husband Jim of Colorado and Donna Sapp and husband Micki Summey of Boonville; one son, Steven Sapp and wife Kim of Columbia; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers; Franklin Morris Jr., Marion Lee, and Russell E.; and one sister, Elizabeth (Betty) Powell.
Visitation will be held on Monday, January 14 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home with graveside services at 2:00 p.m. in Memorial Park Cemetery in Columbia. Memorials may be made to the Central Missouri Honor Flight or the charity of the donor’s choice.
The family would like to thank BrightStar Care and Hospice Compassus for their compassionate care of Jack during his time of confinement.
- Survivors include his wife Beverly, two daughters; Patsy Michaud and husband Jim of Colorado and Donna Sapp and husband Micki Summey of Boonville; one son, Steven Sapp and wife Kim of Columbia; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
- Steven Sapp
- Patrick Sapp
- Jason Whithaus
- David Sapp
- Steve Doty
- Nathan Doty
- Jason Abernathy, Honorary
- Miki Summey, Honorary
Central Missouri Honor Flight
c/o Memorial Funeral Home 1217 Business Loop 70 W. , Columbia, MO 65202
- Visitation Monday, January 14, 2019
- Funeral Service Monday, January 14, 2019
Jack Edward Sapp
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