Jeffrey Southard, age 61, passed away on Monday, April 17, 2017, at Newton Medical Center.

Born in Franklin, Mr. Southard has lived in Sussex County all of his life. He had formally been employed by Carnegie Industries in Unionville, New York. Mr. Southard was predeceased by his brothers, Jim and Stewart Southard and his sister, Mary Jennings. He is survived by his wife, Bambi D. (Crane) Southard; his sons, David Southard and Jonathan Crane both of Montague and Bo Southard of Sussex; his brothers, Mike Southard of Sussex, Sam Southard of West Milford, John Southard of Wantage, and Butch Southard of Sparrowbush, New York; nine grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. Friends may pay their respects to the family on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Pinkel Funeral Home, 31 Bank Street (Route 23), Sussex. Funeral services will directly follow at 8 p.m. on Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the family to help defray the cost of the funeral. Online

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