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Robert Folger Jessup

July 21, 1932 August 5, 2019
Robert Folger Jessup
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Robert Folger "Sonny" Jessup, 87, a lifetime resident of Powhatan, passed away August 5, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents; Roy Folger & Lena A. Jessup; brothers, Gray, Danny; sisters, Charlotte, Delene. He is survived by his wife Stanard C. Jessup; daughter, Kathryn Dickenson (John); sons, Robert Jessup (Claudia) of Washington, John Jessup (Brenda) of Maryland; brothers, Leon, Artie and Benny Jessup; grandchildren, Elizabeth, John, Naomi, Robert, John C., Nicholas and Natalie. Sonny retired from Colonial Ford Truck Sales after 35 years, as well as Powhatan National Guard after 34 years of service. He loved Ford trucks, motorcycles, Powhatan County history and traveling. The family will receive friends Tuesday (tonight), from 6 to 8:00 p.m. in the Bennett & Barden Funeral Home, 3215 Anderson Highway (RT.60), Powhatan. Graveside services will be held Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. in the Powhatan Community Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at

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6:00 PM 8/6/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 8/6/2019 8:00:00 PM
Bennett & Barden Funeral Home

3215 Anderson Highway
PO Box 245
Powhatan, VA 23139

Bennett & Barden Funeral Home
3215 Anderson Highway Powhatan 23139 VA
United States





11:00 AM 8/7/2019 11:00:00 AM
Powhatan Community Cemetery

3929 Old Buckingham Rd.
Powhatan, VA 23139

Powhatan Community Cemetery
3929 Old Buckingham Rd. Powhatan 23139 VA
United States

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