The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX


June 5, 2014

Julius Nussbaum

Julius Nussbaum, 80, formerly of Greenville died June 4, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Temple Emanu-El Cemetery in Dallas under the direction of Coker-Mathews Funeral Home of Greenville. Rabbi Debra Robbins will officiate. 

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Mr. Nussbaum was born in Mexia, Texas, on March 21, 1934. He was the son of Claude Albert Nussbaum and Alma Fleig Nussbaum. He married Joan Glassman on Dec. 27, 1955, in Dallas. Mr. Nussbaum was a veteran of  the U.S. Air Force serving as a navigator. He was retired from Glassman Oxygen and Supply Company in Greenville. He was a member of Temple Emanu-El in Dallas.

Mr. Nussbaum was an Eagle Scout, president of  the Greenville Chamber of Commerce in 1962, board member of Entertainment Series and Greenville Symphony Series, serving as treasurer since 1971.

He was chairman of the Greenville Planning and Zoning for more than 20 years, and chairman of the Substandard Structure Committee in Greenville and a member of the Charter Review Committee. He was recipient of the Good Citizenship Award from the Sons of American Revolution in 2009.

Survivors include his son, Jay Nussbaum of Louisville, Ky.; daughter Melanie Weisenfeld and husband Howard of Westlake Village, Calif.; a brother, Claude Nussbaum Jr.  and wife Joyce of Mexia; brother-in-law Sam Glassman and wife Janine of Fort Worth; and grandchildren Brett, Adam and Audrey Nussbaum and Allison and Jason Weisenfeld. 

He was preceded in death by his wife, Joan Nussbaum, Oct. 3, 2013, and his parents.

Pallbearers will be Harris Block, Jay Goltz, Jay Lorch, Dr. James Nicholson and Fred Weidmann.

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