Carl Monk, JCJC campus security director, dies

JCJC's director of on-campus security has died.

A college official says Jefferson "Carl" Monk, Junior, died earlier today. Monk joined JCJC in 2008 -- and worked with the college's police department and office of student affairs.

Monk had nearly four decades of law enforcement experience.  Before joining JCJC, Monk was the chief investigator for the Jones County Sheriff's Department, shift commander for the Laurel Police Department and director of the Leaf River Task Force.

Visitation will be Wednesday night, June 16, from 5:00 until 9:00 at Memory Chapel funeral home. The funeral will be held Thursday morning, June 17, at 10:00 in the JCJC Fine Arts Auditorium.  Burial will follow at Hickory Grove Cemetery.

Monk is survived by his wife, Barbara, and their three children.  Carl Monk was 61.