LEONARD MARTIN SILVER
Leonard Martin Silver, 90, of Atlantic Beach, passed away February 1, 2018. He was born in Chicago, IL on August 25, 1927. Leonard graduated from The University of Illinois College of Pharmacy.
He was married to Shirley B. Silver for 63 years and together they owned and operated Silver’s Drugs, a Neptune Beach landmark, for 31 years.
He served in the Army during WWII.
He was involved in countless organizations. He served as President of the First Coast Parliamentarians, and was a charter member of the Toastmasters Club. He served as a Judge of the Kiwanis Regional Science and Engineering Fairs and the Florida State Science and Engineering fairs for 15 years. He was on the board of Directors of the American Cancer Society and the Jacksonville Art Museum.
He is survived by his daughters, Sharon Silver, Elaine Silver, Deborah Toole (Andy) and Gayle Crawford (Bob) and granddaughter, Nichole Silver (Jason Simpson). He is predeceased by his wife, Shirley B. Silver, sister, Ruth Rosenthal and brother, Dr. Jerome Silver.
A service to celebrate his life will be held at 1:00 pm, Sunday, February 4th at Beth El-The Beaches Synagogue, 288 Roscoe Blvd. N., Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082 with Rabbi Matuson presiding.
For those who prefer, memorial contributions may be made to Beth El-The Beaches Synagogue. Please make a notation indicating “In Honor of Leonard Silver”. The donations will be used to plant trees in Israel.
Please Sign the guestbook at www.hardagegiddensoaklawnchapel.com Hardage-Giddens, The Oaklawn Chapel, 4801 San Jose Blvd is serving the family.