Ernest L Jordan Jr.
August 19, 1924 – August 8, 2018
Ernest Lino Jordan Jr. August 19, 1924-August 8, 2018 Ernest Jordan was the only son of Ernest L Jordan Sr. and Myrtle Lea (Johnson) Jordan. Ernest grew up in Jackson Mississippi, went to Central High School and graduated from Millsap’s College. He served his country during, World War II where he captained and Flew B-17’s and B-24’s and the Korean War where he flew P-51’s. Flying was his early love. He began his career in Insurance with Mass Mutual in Jackson Mississippi and later was the General Agent in Birmingham Alabama with Mass Mutual, before settling in as the Regional Vice President at The Variable Annuity Life Insurance Company (VALIC) in Northern California during the 70’s and 80’s where he retired in 1988. Ernest was also an accomplished Artist and developed his style studying art while he was stationed in Japan. Ernest was predeceased by his parents. He is survived by his daughter: Virginia Jordan Echols, and his sons: Frank Batton Jordan, and Ernest Lino Jordan III. He was blessed to be survived by Ten grandchildren: Jordan Clay Baxter, Abigail Christian Darula, Virginia Stafford Jordan, William Harris Jordan, John Batton Jordan, Hunter Grady Graham, Joshua Reynolds Graham, Reid Alexander Graham, Virginia Ann Jordan and Austin Sharp Jordan, and his three great-grandchildren: Kennady Virginia Baxter, Colbie Elizabeth Baxter, and Frederick Sharpe Fromanteel Cobbold. Ernest Invested in people while developing their careers who describe him as an encouraging, motivating, loyal man; he always saw the potential in people and touched hundreds of people professionally. He never met a stranger and always made everyone feel known. He engaged life to the fullest. Special thanks are given for the loving care by his caregivers at Morningside of Vestavia and Hands of Care (Jackie Tate). There will be an honor guard service at: Alabama National Cemetery August 23, 2018 at 2:00 PM. 3133 Hwy 119, Montevallo, Alabama. In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to: Greater Birmingham AMBUCS, who make custom bikes/trikes for kids with every kind of disability. Website is: www.trykes.org Address: 1929 Canyon Road, Vestavia, AL 35216
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Ernest L Jordan Jr.
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August 13, 2018
Mr.Jordan would always make me smile when i entered his room i was his caregiver for3 years and really enjoyed taken care of him and he will be missed dearly to the family my deepest sympathies. Jackie tate