Jimmy Musgrove, 74, of Pensacola, FL, passed away on February 19, 2014.
Jimmy was born December 2, 1938, in Altha, FL. He moved to Pensacola in 1961 to work at Chemstrand/Monsanto where he retired in 1993. He married Rita Coward in January 1962 and they resided in Pensacola until they returned to Altha to enjoy his retirement.
Jimmy was preceded in death by his loving wife, Rita Musgrove; mother and father, Rachal and Jesse Musgrove; brother, Tommy Phillips; and grandson, Nolan Musgrove.
Jimmy is survived by his son, Kevin Musgrove, of Altha; daughter, Melissa Murphy (Hudson), of Pensacola; brother, J.B. Musgrove, of Altha; two special sisters-in-law, Pat Harris and Glenda Bozeman, both of Blountstown; brother-in-law, Jerry Coward, of Baton Rouge, LA; three grandchildren, J.K. Musgrove of Altha, Brooke Schamens of Altha, and Stephanie Warren of Kingsland, GA; three great-grandchildren with one on the way; and his beloved pet, Trouble.
Memorial visitation was held Monday, February 24, at Faith Chapel North (Cantonment, FL) from 6-8 pm, with a second memorial visitation on Thursday, February 27, at the Church of God in Altha from 6-8 pm. Funeral services will be held Friday, February 28, at 3 pm (the Church of God), with burial following at Chipola cemetery.
All local arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral home in Blountstown (674-2266).