Jessie W. Trueblood

Jessie William Trueblood, age 81, of Elizabeth City, NC died on Monday, November 28, 2022 at Currituck House Assisted Living in Moyock, NC. Born in Hertford, NC on March 10, 1941 to the late George Matthew Trueblood and Cora Elizabeth Etheridge Trueblood, he was a carpenter in construction until his retirement. An industrious, hard-working and interesting man, he enjoyed racing, especially watching Dale Earnhart and Kevin Harvick. He loved being outside and enjoyed gardening. A very giving person, he supported cancer research.

He is survived by three daughters, Susie Mae Marable, Joyce Marie Pope, and Ronda Willard; a son, Michael Anthony Trueblood; special nieces, Bonnie (Randy) Webb and Katelyn Webb; special nephew, Brian Webb; two grandchildren; and Joyce Alexander, his first love. He was predeceased by a son, William Junior Trueblood, and five siblings.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, December 5, 2022 at Twiford Memorial Chapel with Michael Rorrer officiating. The service will be livestreamed at

Twiford Funeral Homes, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909 is serving the Trueblood family. Condolences and memories may be shared at  

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