Jack I.E. Latham, former general manager of the Lucas Bros. Inc. office products stores, died Friday at the Meridian Nursing Center-Long Green after a long illness with Parkinson's disease. He was 72.
Services for Mr. Latham will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Falls Road and West 42nd Street.
He was employed at Lucas Bros. for 46 years, working his way up from stock boy to general manager and also purchasing agent of the retail chain. He retired in 1983.
He was active in the Baltimore Stationers Association, serving once as its president.
He attended Baltimore Polytechnic Institute. He was a life member of the Rangers Social Club and was active in their bowling, softball andpinochle groups.
Mr. Latham lived in Hampden his entire life. He enjoyed gardening and was known for his beautiful azaleas.
Surviving are his wife of 51 years, the former Isabelle Chaney; a son, Jack I.E. Latham 2nd of Towson; a daughter, Nancy L. Seitz of Lutherville; and four grandchildren.