Jake Godbold Death – Obituary: Former Jacksonville Mayor Passed Away.
Family and friends are mourning the death of Jake Godbold who recently passed away. We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.
Former Jacksonville Mayor Jake Godbold has passed away at 85, 2 sources confirm to me.
Godbold was an incredibly influential and charismatic leader who served as mayor from 1978-1987.
As someone who knew Mr. Godbold personally, my sincere condolences go out to his loved ones. pic.twitter.com/BiKLGNKOII
— Vic Micolucci WJXT (@WJXTvic) January 23, 2020
Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.
Jake Godbold financed Former Drug King Henry Mann’s in the 1980 Crack Cocaine Epedemic that destroyed many in the Black Community. Nothing about him is Deserves Honor.. https://t.co/42YVPWR7Qb
— Mikhail Muhammad (@mikhail50grand) January 23, 2020
Mikhail Muhammad wroteWinston Seabrooks! Jake Godbold Financed Henry Mann’s Crack Cocaine Organization in Jacksonville and Surrounding towns! An Epedemic ! In the Black Community !! You Praise him even still !! You should do it research ! That’s another Honorable !! Hope he in hell !!
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“A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” – John C. Maxwell. Rest In Peace Former Mayor Jake Godbold a true Jacksonville Giant.