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“Sorry to hear of the passing, I met him at The Camera's Eye, where he provided excellent advice on photography (often of weird scientific stuff) and...Read More »
1 of 31 | Posted by: Ron Langley - clinton, TN

“I remember Jeff best from The Camera's Eye, where he provided excellent advice on photography (often of weird scientific stuff) and darkroom...Read More »
2 of 31 | Posted by: Ray Hosker - Oak Ridge, TN

“I didn't know Jeff very well, but I knew him well enough to know what a lovely person he was. I met him when he played accordion for the Alliance...Read More »
3 of 31 | Posted by: Dawn Patelke - Knoxville, TN

“Jeff was an incredible force for the Human Resource profession in the state of TN and beyond. I count it a privilege to have know Jeff. His...Read More »
4 of 31 | Posted by: Dennis A Stull - Nashville, TN

“May the souls of the faithful departed through the mercy of God rest in peace. Amen. Jeff had a way of making you feel at home in his presence. I...Read More »
5 of 31 | Posted by: Julieanna Walker - Memphis, TN

“With deepest sympathy. Jeff will be missed greatly, may your fond memories help ease the pain. ”
6 of 31 | Posted by: Penny Beeler - Oak ridge, TN

“Jeff and I were friends for over 30 years. He was my mentor, my motivator, he was so supportive and encouraging always. We rode bicycles together...Read More »
7 of 31 | Posted by: Jeffrey moser - Oak Ridge, TN

“Jeff was an HR colleague but more importantly one of the most caring individuals for his friends and his profession. My heart is saddened with the...Read More »
8 of 31 | Posted by: Debbie Mackey - Knoxville, TN

“Mike---My Michael and I were so shocked and sorry to hear of your father's passing.Your Dad and I had a short conversation about his Michael and mine...Read More »
9 of 31 | Posted by: Karen Robnett - Knoxville, TN

“I am deeply saddened by the loss of my friend and colleague . Jeff was the very first corporate employee of LeGacy's startup and he played and...Read More »
10 of 31 | Posted by: Chiquita R. Young - Brentwood, TN

“Jeff has been a pleasure to work with through TVHRA , LMHRA and the recent SHRM Conference. His big smile and outing personality will be missed. My...Read More »
11 of 31 | Posted by: Teri Lux - Knoxville, TN

“I'm sure we will never set foot on a hiking path, sit on a bicycle seat or spend a day on the lake that Jeff doesn't come to mind. The smile that...Read More »
12 of 31 | Posted by: Jerry and Martha Justice - TN

“He will be missed at our meetings with his great big smile and full of laughter. May God be with the family during this time of your loss. He wil be...Read More »
13 of 31 | Posted by: Diana Sweet - Knoxvile, TN

“My heart breaks for Jeff's family and loved ones- you, as well as the HR community, have suffered such a tremendous loss. Jeff was always a ray of...Read More »
14 of 31 | Posted by: Michelle Cormany - Knoxville, TN

“Jeff, you were always the life of the party. You always listened to me and provided sooo much insight (so much that I wanted to hit you sometimes,...Read More »
15 of 31 | Posted by: Regina Foy - Farragut, TN

“Prayers and thoughts going out to Jeffs family! I am sure he will be playing guitar along with Bob Stewart in Heaven....Thank you for your devotion...Read More »
16 of 31 | Posted by: becky tharp - knoxville, TN

“To Jeff's family- Many thoughts and prayers are sent your way. ”
17 of 31 | Posted by: Debbie Hagen Speelman - Oak ridge, TN

“Jeff Ginsburg will always be an Oak Ridge "Blues Brother" to me. When I worked at Advertising Alternatives in the late 1980's and 90's Jeff and Jeff...Read More »
18 of 31 | Posted by: Jim Brophy - Oak Ridge, TN

“I am so sorry to hear of Jeff's passing. I pray you will all be comforted knowing how many lives Jeff touched through his music with Boys' Night Out...Read More »
19 of 31 | Posted by: Jane Worthington Vaughan - TN

“While I never met Jeff in person, I have worked with him for several years now via telephone. I just spoke with him last week and am shocked to...Read More »
20 of 31 | Posted by: Pam Lindsey - Knoxville, TN

“I remember Jeff as a presence. The man had a big personality - even when he was just a young lad. I remember that whatever stupid thing that he had...Read More »
21 of 31 | Posted by: Seth Ginsburg - Plano, TX

“Michael, our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Your Dad was such a good person and I know Zach has such wonderful...Read More »
22 of 31 | Posted by: Laurie Hughett

“So sorry for your Loss, I had the pleasure of meeting and talking with him during the years. ”
23 of 31 | Posted by: Linda Thompson - Oak Ridge, TN

“Michael, I just wanted to say how terribly sorry we are for your loss. Your dad was such a good man and a great father. We are still in shock. If...Read More »
24 of 31 | Posted by: Cindy Veals - Knoxville, TN

“To the family of Jeff Ginsburg, I extend my sincere condolences to you at this difficult time. I am completely shocked at this news! I had just...Read More »
25 of 31 | Posted by: Sybil Cannon - Knoxville, TN

“So sorry to hear of Jeff's passing. I consider him one of my first mentors from when I worked at the Camera's Eye. Even though I had lost touch with...Read More »
26 of 31 | Posted by: Taylor Nipper - Alpharetta, GA

“Remembering the Camera's Eye days, coming often to pick up the prints of my baby girl. We all agreed that she was beautiful! ”
27 of 31 | Posted by: Catherine Braunstein - Clinton, TN

“An incredibly sad time for all of you. I became friends with Jeff many years ago as we have a mutual love of music. He often came to listen to my...Read More »
28 of 31 | Posted by: Jenna Jefferson & Keith Ford - TN

“I am so sorry to learn of Jeff's passing. We went to ORHS together and I knew him from the Camera's Eye. I worked on the Police Department and...Read More »
29 of 31 | Posted by: Donald johnson - Oak Ridge, TN

“I was Dawn Congdon and went to school with Jeff most of my life - we were in the Junior Playhouse together - I was very saddened to hear of his...Read More »
30 of 31 | Posted by: Dawn Eipeldauer - Lenoir City, TN

“We are so sad about Jeff's passing away so suddenly! My husband and I really enjoyed talking to him at the ORHS Class of 1968 Reunion in October...Read More »
31 of 31 | Posted by: Tommy and Chris (Vermillion) Floyd - TN


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Jeffery Louis Ginsburg, age 64, born April 27, 1950 in Oak Ridge, Tennessee died Saturday October 18, 2014.
Jeff graduated from Oak Ridge High School Class of 1968 and obtained a BS in Human Resources from Tusculum College. He was a former business owner, city councilman, and President of the Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce. His recent professional work was spent in Human Resources where he was Vice President of Human Resources for LeGacy Resource Corp. He also served as President of the Tennessee Valley Human Resources Association, was on the Tennessee State HR Association Council and was past president of the Oak Ridge HR Association. He was recently awarded the ESGR Ombudsman of the Year for his work with the Army National Guard and Reserve. His greatest joy was playing guitar in the Boys Night Out Band for over 30 years.
Preceded in death by his parents Mary and Marty Ginsburg Jeff is survived by much loved son, Michael Ross Ginsburg; sisters- Sarah Milford and her husband Bob, Laura Floyd and her husband Frank; brothers- Alan and Steve. Nieces and nephews- Andy Milford (Stephanie and son Zachary), Rachel Milford, Josh Ginsburg, David Floyd, Elizabeth Floyd and Jeff's loving friend Jacque Ayers.
A memorial service will be held Sunday October 26, 2014 2:00pm in the chapel of Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home also a Celebration of Life Service, currently being planned, will be announced thru social media as soon as possible.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be sent to Second Harvest Food Bank 136 Harvest Ln. Maryville, TN 37801.