Thomas Wade Jessup

November 24, 1934 ~ December 24, 2021 (age 87)


Thomas Wade Jessup age 87 of Pilot Mountain NC, passed away at Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice. He was born to Elsworth and Mamie Chilton Jessup.

He began his career as a lineman, he worked his was up to General foreman before starting his own company, Eastco Electric Construction which he ran until he retired.

During his retirement he enjoyed fishing on his farm or working in his vegetable garden. He is survived by his wife, Pat Jessup: one daughter Tamara Jessup; one granddaughter Aubrey and two brothers, June Allen (Peggy) Jessup and Frank Norris (Cookie) Jessup.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Elsworth and Mamie Chilton Jessup; one sister, Pauline Jessup Fulk; and three brothers, R.J. Jessup, Dwight Jessup, and Walter Gary Jessup.

A graveside service will be conducted on Monday, December 27, 2021 at 3:00 pm at the Old Westfield Friends Meeting Cemetery.

The Family respectfully request that mask be worn during the service.

In Lieu of flowers or food the family respectfully request that memorials be made to Westfield Friends Meeting Cemetery Fund.

Rev. Linda Anderson will be officiating.

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Graveside Service
December 27, 2021

3:00 PM
Old Westfield Friends Meeting Cemetery

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