Jeffrey "Jeff" Valentine '91 August 26, 2022 1:42 PM updated: August 26, 2022 1:48 PM
Jeffrey Philip Valentine
August 27, 1969 - May 21, 2022
Jeffrey Philip Valentine was born August 27th, 1969 in Houston, Texas to Philip and Gail Valentine.
His childhood was spent in Houston, Texas. He had a spirit for adventure and loved traveling.
He graduated from Texas A & M in 1993.
He started his life adventure with Gretchen officially on Valentine’s Day in 1997.
Jeff was the embodiment of warmth, fun and friendship, instilling his boys, Nathan and Gavin, with the same values.
His family found a home in the Fairhope community spending weekends on their boat at Fairhope Yacht Club. Jeff was always finding ways to serve his community, always either feeding his friends, or reaching out to help with any need he saw. He was always brilliant at entertaining and cooking. Jeff loved a sunset and enjoyed being anywhere there was water.
He is survived by his loving wife Gretchen; sons, Nathan & Gavin (Fairhope); parents, Philip and Gail Valentine (Houston); father & mother-in- law, John & Gail Siptak (Houston); sister, Diane Valentine Jones/Michael (Houston); brother, Matt Valentine/Nicole (Houston); brothers-in-law Greg Siptak /Mailynn Womack (Houston) Jason Siptak/Michelle Gorham (Houston); Many adoring aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
A Celebration of Jeff’s Life will be held Friday, May 27, 2022, at 2:00pm in the chapel of Wolfe-Bayview, Fairhope. Visitation will begin at 1:00pm
In lieu of flowers please make a donation to the FYC for the Jeff Valentine JR Sailing Scholarship.