Jesse William Jett, Jr., 85, of Left Hand, West Virginia, died at 4:10 a.m., Wednesday, April 18, 2012, in the CAMC – Memorial Hospital, Charleston. He was born January 17, 1927, at Walton, a son of the late Jesse William and Matilda E. Harris Jett.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Edna Lucille Queen Jett; a daughter, Brenda Lee Jett; four brothers, Woody, E.R. “Herb,” Ray and Jim Jett; six sisters, Hazelene Kerns, Freda Drake, Elsie Greathouse, Gertrude McGlothlin, Nellie Smith and Ruby Jett.
Mr. Jett was a retired employee of the Roane County Board of Education. He was a Christian and formerly attended the Rocky Branch Advent Christian Church. His hobbies included hunting, fishing, listening to bluegrass music and trading, especially guns.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Glenn Hudkins of Walton; a granddaughter and her husband, Jessica Hudkins-Johns and her husband, Kevin Johns of Left Hand.
A graveside service will be held Sunday at 2:00 p.m. in the Rocky Branch Cemetery, Walton, with the Rev. Jake Hersman officiating. There will be no visitation.
John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.taylorfuneralhomeinc.com