Jack Hershel Housworth

jack housworth

May 1, 1927 ~ January 27, 2017

Resided in: Suwanee, GA

Jack H. Housworth

May 1, 1927 – January 26, 2017

Resided in Stone Mountain, Georgia

Jack H. Housworth of Atlanta, Georgia passed away on Friday, January 27, 2017.

An Atlanta native, he was the son of the late E.H. Housworth. He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Sarah Margaret Altman Housworth, brother Evan Housworth, and sister Virginia Housworth Shofner.

Jack was a veteran of World War II. He worked for many years in the family business, E.H. Housworth Plumbing Company, before moving on to become the Executive Vice President of the Association of Mechanical Contractors of Atlanta where he worked until his retirement. He was an avid photographer, enjoyed writing and published a periodical for the AMCA which often contained humorous stories about his beloved wife Sarah Margaret.

Jack is survived by his two sons Richard and Russell Housworth, stepdaughter Gwen Curl Housworth, grandchildren Neal and wife Caitlyn and Melissa Housworth, brother Kenneth Housworth, nephews Greg Housworth and Bill Shofner, and niece Lori Housworth Wade

The final wishes of the deceased will be carried out by his two sons.

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  1. Doug Suddeth says:

    Jack was one of a kind. I am grateful to have known him for many years.

  2. Ed Johnson says:

    I had the honor to work with Jack for many years. What a great guy he was. I am sorry for your loss.

    Ed Johnson

  3. Bill Shofner says:

    Jack was my uncle and I have always respected his humor and decency. He was a good man. Very sad news of his passing.

  4. jim s. thomas says:

    what great times we had with jack and sarah Margaret in so many gmca functions. levon and I loved them both. great memories!

  5. Nancy Horne Myers says:

    Jack was a long-time business associate and dear friend of my father, Fred Horne. Jack, Margaret and my father enjoyed many good times together. He was an exceptional man and surely will be missed.

  6. Fred Horne Jr says:

    Jack was a good friend to my father and to all of our family for many years. He did an outstanding job at the mca and I always enjoyed his “Take Five” column. We will miss him but always have plenty of good times to remember.

  7. Cameron Horne says:

    Jack was a friend and business associate of my grandfather Fred Horne. My grandmother passed away when I was 12 or so. Following that my grandfather would take me along on many of his convention trips and MCA meetings. Jack and his wife would always remember me, and were very kind to me. I always looked forward to seeing them.

  8. Janis lisenba says:

    Worked with jack occasionally and also went to many association dinners.

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