Bruce Joseph Rothschild
February 10, 1951 – July 13, 2019
Bruce Joseph Rothschild 68, of Jacksonville, passed away July 13, 2019. Born February 10, 1951 in Jacksonville, he was preceded in death by his parents Benjamin and Adele Benjamin Rothschild and his brother Hugh Rothschild. Bruce is survived by a beloved son, Andrew Rothschild, who lives here in Jacksonville. Bruce was a fourth generation descendant of S.H. Benjamin who was a founding father of Congregation Ahavath Chesed. Bruce was twice a Past Master of The John H. Pratt Masonic Lodge, and a present member of Temple Masonic Lodge #23. He was initiated as an entered apprentice in 1974, and raised to a master mason in 1975. Over the years he served as Zone Chairman of public relations and publicity, and education and citizenship. He was District Chairman of Grand Masters Charity. In 2015 he received a 40 year service award. He was active until just recently. Graveside services will be held 1:00 PM Tuesday July 16, 2019 at Temple Cemetery (located in Evergreen Cemetery) Gate #5, with Rabbi Bahar officiating and will receive the Masonic Rites burial. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Bruce’s memory may be made to Congregation Ahavath Chesed Archives Fund.
- Graveside Service Tuesday, July 16, 2019