Jack Byrd Izlar, Jr.

May 9, 1949 ~ January 7, 2024 (age 74) 74 Years Old

Jack Izlar, Jr. Obituary

Jack Byrd Izlar, Jr. Obituary

Jack Byrd Izlar, Jr., 74, of Bamberg, SC passed away on January 7, 2024. His graveside service will be held Thursday, January 11, 2024 at 11:00 AM at Bamberg County Memory Gardens with the Reverend Kevin Dalton officiating. His family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM on Wednesday, January 10th at Cooner Funeral Home 287 McGee Street, Bamberg, SC 29003. 

Jack was born on May 9, 1949 in Augusta, GA. He was the son of Jack and MaryEllis Jones Izlar of Augusta, GA. He was a 1967 graduate of the Academy of Richmond County in Augusta and a 1972 graduate of the University of Georgia. (Go Dawgs!)He served his country in the Georgia Army National Guard from 1968 to 1974.

Jack retired from the United States Postal Service after 31 years of service. He began his postal career in Atlanta, GA before becoming the Postmaster of Bamberg in 1979. He served in this role until his retirement in 2004. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church where he served on the Board of Trustees for many years. 

He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Patricia Kemph Izlar, daughter Lisa Izlar Janowicz (Ed) of Charlotte, NC, grandchildren Sofia and Jake Janowicz. He is also survived by his brothers, Charles (Janice) of Savannah, GA, and Robert (Kay) Izlar of Plano, TX, sister-in-law Linda Kemph Miller (Wayne) of Cary, NC and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, Post Office Box 335,Bamberg, SC 29003.


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Graveside Service
January 11, 2024

11:00 AM
Bamberg County Memory Gardens
14836 Heritage Hwy
Bamberg, SC 29003


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