American Veteran 04

Roscoe C. Mansfield, Jr.

March 4, 1931 ~ March 8, 2020 (age 89)


Roscoe C. Mansfield, Jr., 89, of Lake City, passed away peacefully on Sunday evening, March 8, 2020 at the Lake City VA Medical Center after an extended illness. He was born in Lake City on March 4, 1931 to the late Roscoe, Jr. and Ruby Chancey Mansfield. He has made the Lake City area his home his entire life and was an Operation Intelligence Specialist in the United State Army for over 22 years. After retiring from the Army, he then went on to teach JROTC at Columbia High School for 19 years. He is preceded in death by his wife, Alma Jean Mansfield and his sister, Edna Jean Averett.


He is survived by his son, Roscoe “Rocky” C. Mansfield, III; daughter, Vickie L. Mansfield Griffin (Mike). Two grandchildren, Matthew Mansfield and Morgan Louise Griffin along with three great-grandchildren, with one on the way.


Graveside funeral services for Mr. Mansfield will be conducted on Friday, March 13, 2020 at 2:30 P.M. in the Memorial Cemetery with Pastor Robert Bass officiating. Interment will follow. The family will receive friends on Thursday evening, March 12, 2020 from 5:00-7:00 P.M. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be considered to the Columbia High School JROTC program. 

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March 12, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Gateway-Forest Lawn Funeral Home
3596 South Highway 441
Lake City, FL 32025

Graveside Service
March 13, 2020

2:30 PM
Memorial Cemetery
Lake Jeffery Road
Lake City, FL 32055

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