Walter Edward “Jabo” Hussey, 88, of Robbins passed away Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital. The graveside service will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 8, 2021 at Needham’s Grove Baptist Church in Seagrove, with Rev. Dennis Harry and Rev. Jimmy Hussey presiding. Friends may sign the register at Joyce-Brady Funeral Home on Friday, May 7, 2021 from 1:00 pm-5:00 pm. Attendees should wear masks and practice social distancing.
Jabo was born on October 19, 1932 to William Quincy Hussey and Mary Jane Owen Hussey. He was a Korean War Veteran and a member of Needham’s Grove Baptist Church where he had served as a Sunday School teacher and Deacon. His first job after the Army was driving a truck for Russell Powers trucking company in 1955. He was a retired poultry farmer and carpet installer. He loved working with the people at Southern Supreme and driving a truck for Chirpy’s Barbecue. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time outdoors. In his woodworking shop, he made over 1200 stools and gave them all away.
He is survived by his wife, Clara Jean Smith Hussey; daughter, Deborah Hussey; son, Tommy Hussey (Donna); sisters, Betty Stone, Dorothy Smith and Lola Kidd; brother, Rev. Jimmy Hussey (Pat); grandchildren, Jeremiah Hussey (Heather), Daniel Phillips (Lisa), Johnny Hussey (Stacie), Mark Phillips (Brittany), and Jessica H. Davis (Steven); great-grandchildren, Ellie Hussey, Hailey Morrison, Gracie Hussey, Emma Hussey, Owen Hussey, Mya Gillis, Paisley Phillips, Brady Phillips, Sawyer Hussey, Aubrey Davis, Easton Davis and Sadie Davis, several nieces and nephews and a host of family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Needham’s Grove Baptist Church, 359 Needham Grove Rd. Seagrove, NC 27341 for the upkeep of the cemetery and Veteran’s Memorial.
Condolences may be offered online at www.joycebradychapel.com
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Needham's Grove Baptist Church (cemetery & Veteran's Memorial upkeep)
359 Needham Grove Rd., Seagrove NC 27341