Jesse Jefferson

  • Born: May 6, 1929
  • Died: June 1, 2019
  • Location: Suffolk, Virginia

Tribute & Message From The Family

Jesse was born on May 6, 1929 and passed away on Saturday, June 1, 2019.

Jesse was a resident of Suffolk, Virginia at the time of passing.

Jesse enjoyed a very active life and was fortunate enough to have had multiple "careers." His first major career came about during the Korean War era, where he proudly served in the United States Navy (1948-1952) as a Boatswain's Mate third class.

Interment will be in Rosewood Memorial Park at 2:00 PM. A Christian Wake Service will be held in the Norfolk Chapel of H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts., Wednesday evening at 7:00 Pm followed by a visitation with the family until 9 PM.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Psalm 90:10 says that the days of our years are 70 years, And if because of special mightiness they are 80 years.
May the memories of the wonderful times you shared together bring a smile and joy in your heart.

Posted by A friend   June 05, 2019

Condolences to the family.

Posted by Regina Johnson - Norfolk, VA   June 04, 2019

a good friend, a good mentor and a good fire captain.
On YouTube a little over 5 minutes into the film, "Frogman," you can see Captain Jeff's silhouette turning the wheel. You can't miss him. Pretty awesome.

Posted by rodger spruill - norfolk, VA   June 03, 2019

so sorry about this sad news ..I remember Mr. Jefferson very well I lived right around the corner on Chanelka Rd. I remember Jeff his son ( prayers to the Jefferson Family )

Posted by Richard Wind - Iselin, NJ   June 03, 2019