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Ernest Malcolm Jordan, Jr.

Obituary for Ernest Malcolm Jordan, Jr.

December 9, 1935 - November 25, 2017
Austin, Texas | Age 81


Ernest Malcolm Jordan, Jr., age 81, passed away suddenly of natural causes on Nov. 25, 2017. A resident of Austin, Ernest was born December 9, 1935, in Brady, attended middle and high schools in Fredericksburg and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Arts degree.

He married his wife Merle at Holy Ghost Lutheran Church in Fredericksburg on June 20, 1958. Ernest then served proudly as a sergeant in the U.S. Army at Fort Gordon in Augusta, Georgia. During that time their son, Shaun, was born. Upon returning to Austin he began his 33-year career with TXDOT as a talented commercial artist and art director of Texas Highways Magazine. In retirement he enjoyed golfing with his buddies. Ernest is survived by his wife of 59 years, Merle, and only son, Shaun.

Memorial service will be held at First Presbyterian Church of Austin, 8001 Mesa Drive, on December 16 at 1 p.m.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the American Heart Association.

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3125 N Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX 78705
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