Jeffry Bubba Hunter Dempsey

October 11, 1957January 27, 2014
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Jeffry “Bubba” Dempsey, 56 of Melbourne, a retired Air Force veteran, passed away surrounded by family at Holmes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne on Monday, January 27, 2014.

He was a member of the VFW and the DAV. He came to Brevard County in 1981 from Norton AFB in California. After retiring from Patrick Air Force Base from the 1st Rescue Group, he then worked at Northrup-Grumman as a Logistical Specialist until retiring in 2011.

Survivors include his wife, Patty D; son, Jason (Ashley); daughters, Jennifer (Alex); and Amber (Adam). He also leaves 3 grandchildren, Landyn Hunter Mitz; Hunter Richard Campos; and Ava Dawn Dempsey; and one on the way.

A Memorial Service will be held at the Life Event Center at Florida Memorial 5950 US HWY 1, Rockledge, FL 32955 on Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 10AM, with full military honors rendered by the United States Air Force.


  • Memorial Service Sunday, February 2, 2014

Jeffry Bubba Hunter Dempsey

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Sandy & JJ Justice

February 1, 2014

Patty, it's been so many years, but I have such fond memories of time spent with you two. We were shocked and saddened to hear about Bubba. He was a wonderful person and will greatly missed.

Jeff & Kathy Cartwright

February 1, 2014

Dear Patty & Family,
We were so sorry to learn of Bubba's passing. He will be missed & in the hearts of all who knew him. I know it has been years but we have fond memories of Bubba & your family! Always a smile on his face & a laugh in the air! God Bless you all at this difficult time. Love & Prayers.

Karen Gantt

January 31, 2014

RIP...Jeff! You wil be missed for so many things, but what I will remember the most is the smile you always had no matter what the day had in store for you.

Tommy Monaghan

January 31, 2014

Patty may you find Gods peace. Bubba was a great guy. He lived life to the fullest. My heart is heavy. God bless you and you family.
Tommy Monaghan

January 31, 2014

Very sorry to hear of this loss.. Jeff was a great man to work with and know.. My condolences to the entire family.. (Beverly Sanchez) Melbourne FL

Donna DeLeoSchmid

January 30, 2014

Dear Patty
I am so very sorry for you and your family! Bubba was a GOOD MAN! I know its hard to be without him. But rest assured that he no longer suffers. His spirit will forever live on in your children and grandchildren. I will always remember how he andJason and you came to my rescue helping to put storm shutters on. I wish you and your family peace.

Karen Twigg

January 30, 2014

Patty,Words are never enough to share our love for you and your family at this difficult time. I will never forget the day when I first met Jeff (he had me convinced he was a preacher) so like him always he had great personality and a wonderful family man and will be missed by all.Love Aunt Karen and Uncle Dick

Dana Chimes

January 30, 2014

Jen and family, we hold you near in such a time. May you find peace in knowing that your loved one is now resting in the arms of god, safely and lifted from any pain. Thinking of you all .

The teachers at BCS

Michelle Huff

January 30, 2014

I am so terribly sorry for your loss. Jeff was definitely one of the good guys and will be truly missed. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Terry Brady

January 30, 2014

Please accept my deepest sympathies. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.