MOUNT DORA, Fla. — Arthur Jack Limback, age 86, of Baywood Blvd., Mount Dora, Fla., died on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, of lung cancer.
Born June 2, 1926, in Lincoln Park, Mich., he leaves his wife of 63 years, Violet; two Yorkies, “Gucci and Fendi”; his younger brother, Ronald; his Aunt Marge Farquhar, 92 years old, of Jefferson, Ohio; and his Aunt Joan Tunte, 100 years old, of Jupiter, Fla.
A graduate of Jefferson High School, Jefferson, Ohio, Jack went directly into the U.S. Navy during World War II. After his discharge, he was named sales manager of Gladding Cons. Co. in Ashtabula, Ohio. He and Ward Bennett opened the Harbor Realty in Ashtabula.
In the 1950’s, he moved to Dade City, Fla., and lived there two years; then moved to Lake Park, Fla. There he met John D. MacArthur, who at that time was the richest man in the world as sole owner of the Bankers Life and Casualty. He hired Jack as his infield utility man. Jack stayed there for many years moving to Mount Dora, Fla., in 1979. He then started selling Real Estate with Century 21.
In 1995, he lost most of his sight to macular degeneration. He had to give up selling and became a manager of Mount Dora Real Estate for 15 years.
Jack was a former member of the Elks, Moose, American Legion, Amvett and A.T.A. He loved hunting and trap shooting.
He leaves his best friends of 80 years, Fred Gale of Lady Lakes and Nick Magrone of Mount Dora.
Cremation will be by the National Cremation Society. There will be no service.
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