Malcolm "Mac" Huff Travis
December 14, 1925 - July 5, 2018
Malcolm “Mac” Huff Travis, age 92, of Pascagoula passed away on Thursday, July 5, 2018. He was born December 14, 1925 in Magnolia, Mississippi and has been a resident of this area since 1961. Mr. Travis was a United States Navy Veteran having served during WWII. He graduated from Mississippi State University with a degree in Electrical Engineering. In 1991, he retired from Ingalls Shipbuilding after 30 years of service. Mr. Mac was a devoted and active member of First Baptist Church in Pascagoula where he served as Brotherhood president and chairman of a number of building committees. Mac was a former chairman of deacons and was given a special recognition as Lifetime Deacon. He was a former president and member of Kiwanis Club and mentor of Key Club.
He is preceded in death by his loving wife of 50 years, Jean Thompson Travis; brother, Nicholas Burke Travis, Jr.
Mac is survived by two daughters and one son, Cynthia “Cindy“ Jean Travis Hopper (Steve), Ocean Springs, MS; Diane Huff Travis Altsman (Rick), Diamondhead, MS; Glenn Malcolm Travis (Gail), Ocean Springs, MS; two sisters, Eleanor Prescott, Birmingham, AL; Jane Richmond, Mc Comb, MS; nine grandchildren, David, Mark, and Kyle Hopper; Travis Altsman, Amanda Wesley, Melissa Altsman; Heather Thomas, Kayla Travis, and Kevin Travis; 5 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be Monday, July 9, 2018, 9:00-11:00am, at First Baptist Church in Pascagoula. Funeral Service will begin at 11:00am with Rev. Dennis Ray Smith officiating at the church. Interment will follow at Jackson County Memorial Park, Pascagoula. In lieu of flowers, donations to www.alz.org/ms would be appreciated. You may send condolences to his family or share a memory of Mac at www.obryantokeefe.com.
The family would like to express their heartfelt appreciation and gratitude to the many caregivers who helped Mac on his journey.