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Robert Folger Jessup

July 21, 1932 — August 5, 2019

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 bennettbardenfh.com
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Visitation

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Bennett & Barden Funeral Home

3215 Anderson Hwy., Powhatan, VA 23139

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Graveside

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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