William Jumper PDF Print E-mail

William Conley Jumper, Jr. 52, husband of Sarah Beth Cortese Jumper, passed away in the line of duty on Tuesday, October 20, 2020.

Born in Spartanburg, SC, he was the son of William Conley Jumper, Sr. and Joanne Graham Jumper.

Sergeant Jumper was a 28-year veteran of the Greenville County Sheriff's Office. During his time in law enforcement, Conley was the recipient of two Distinguished Service Awards, the Russ Sorrow Award given by Crime Stoppers of Greenville County, a Letter of Commendation from the US Postal Inspection Service, as well as multiple certifications through the North American Police Work Dog Association.

In addition to his parents, Conley is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Sarah Jumper; his daughter, Catherine Elizabeth Anne "Cat"Jumper; sister, Dr. Connie Jumper Blackstone and her husband, Dr. Marcus Edward Blackstone; father-in-law, David Andrew Cortese;, mother-in-law, MaryBeth Cortese; sister-in-law, Rachel Leah Blackwell and her husband, William; niece, Megan Nichole Blodgett; nephew, Ryan Nicholas Blodgett; brother-in-law, Jason Ryan Blodgett, and Conley's current partner, K9 Deputy, Tango.

Conley was preceded in death by his former partner, K9 Deputy, Vinnie.

A visitation will be held Thursday, October 22, 2020 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Southeast. The Funeral Service will be held Friday, October 23, 2020 at 9:00 AM at The Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Burial will be in Pomaria Cemetery, Pomaria, SC.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to KILO-9 Foundation at kilo9.org.



#4 Evangeline Lide 2020-10-23 13:29
Mr.and Mrs. Jumper, Just want you to know how very sorry I am for your loss. This is one of those things we don’t understand but we know God is with us.
I hope you will remember my mother, Mrs. Lide who you were her Student teacher. I was fortunate enough to go to your wedding those years ago!!
My love and prayers are with you and your family

#3 Becky Harmon Steen 2020-10-23 09:49
Jumper family,

Please accept our most heartfelt condolences in the loss of Conley. Praying for you all now and in the coming days.

Rebecca Harmon Steen and family
#2 Jackie Haltiwanger 2020-10-22 13:33
Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers.
#1 Lynn Riber 2020-10-22 10:29
Sincere condolences to the family of our fallen officer. His contributions will not be forgotten.