James C. “Jim” Jaquet, 74
James C Jaquet, 74 of Jacksonville, Florida passed away on June 4, 2019. Mr. Jaquet was born in Cincinnati, Ohio but called Jacksonville home for most of his life. He served in the Navy and later excelled as a welder with Naval Air Station Jacksonville. He was an avid NASCAR fan and had a special place in his heart for animals of all kind. No matter what the situation, he always had a positive attitude and lived by his favorite motto “It is what it is.” Known for his infectious smile and his deep faith, he will be missed by many.
James was preceded in death by his father, Joseph Jaquet, and his mother, Bertha Jaquet. He is survived by his daughter, Jeni Jaquet, his brother Don (Judy) Jaquet, his nephews Jeff (Sandy) Jaquet and Brian (Laurie) Jaquet, and his niece Emily Jaquet.
A Celebration of Life luncheon will be held on Saturday, July 6th at 12:00pm at San Jose Baptist Church located at 6140 San Jose Blvd, Jacksonville, Fl 32217. A graveside service will be held on Thursday, July 18th at 11:00am at Arlington Memorial Gardens Cemetery located at 2145 Compton Rd, Cincinnati, Ohio 45231.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his name to Community Hospice & Palliative Care, 4266 Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, Fl 32257 or online at support.communityhospice.com, or to the Jacksonville Humane Society, 8464 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville, Fl 32216.
Arrangements are under the care of Russell Haven of Rest Cemetery, Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 2335 Sandridge Road, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043. Family and friends may share their condolences at: www.RHRFH.com 904-284-7720