Edward Vincent Jessup, 59, died Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017 at Bladen County Hospital. He was the son of the late Sandy Jessup and Mae Catherine Burton Jessup and an employee of the N.C. Department of Transportation.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 5 at Saint Thomas AME Zion Church, 5673 Hwy. 53 in White Oak. Viewing will be held from noon-7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4 at Peoples Funeral Home of Whiteville and Saturday, Aug. 5 one hour prior to the service at the church. There will be no viewing after the service. Burial will be in the Burton Family Cemetery in Elizabethtown.
Surviving are his wife, Dildra Flowers Jessup; four sons, Delvon Richardson of New York, Brandon Hunt of Charlotte, Andrew Geathers of Mebane and Semaj Jessup of Elizabethtown; one sister, Patricia Jessup of Elizabethtown; and two brothers, Stanley Jessup of Lumberton and Grady Jessup of Charlotte.