City of Jesup announces passing of Commissioner Raymond House
JESUP, Ga. (WTOC) - A longtime member of the Board of Commissioners in Jesup has died.
According to the City of Jesup’s social media, Commissioner Raymond House, II was found dead in his home Saturday morning.
Commissioner House was first elected to represent Jesup’s District 5 in 1995.
House spent over a decade in law enforcement for both the City of Jessup and Wayne County.
Mayor Ralph Hickox tells WTOC that flags in the city are at half staff in House’s memory.
Jesup mayor Ralph Hickox released a statement:
“The City of Jesup is mourning the loss of long time City Commissioner Ray House. Commissioner House has served Jesup almost 28 years. He was 1st elected to represent Jesup’s District 5 in 1995. Ray is predeceased by his wife to DeLisa (Bird) House. On the behalf of the City of Jesup we want extend our prayers and heart felt Condolences to his family and friends He will be sorely missed. With a heavy heart, Ralph Hickox , Mayor City of Jesup.”
According to the city, House’s funeral will be at Rinehart and Sons Chapel on Tuesday, May 30th at 11 a.m. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. that day.
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