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1941 Jackson 2023

Jackson William "JW" Cheek

March 21, 1941 — April 28, 2023

Jackson William “JW” Cheek, 82, passed away on Friday April 28, 2023. He was born March 21, 1941 in Yadkin County to the late Dolphus Cheek and Oma Groce Cheek. JW enjoyed tractor pulling and anything with Farmall tractors. He always said, “If it ain’t Red, keep it in the Shed.” He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Frankie Sloan Cheek; sisters Lois Cheek, Inez Waddell, Margaret Shore, Annie Lee Cheek; brother Bill Cheek. Surviving are his children Mark (Candy) Cheek, Shannon (Brad) White; grandchildren Morgan (Jared) Collins, Jordyn White; sister Athlene (Paul) Fulton; sister in law Marie Cheek; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 3-4 PM Tuesday, May 2, 2023 at Gentry Family Funeral Service in Yadkinville. Graveside service 4:30 PM Tuesday Swaims Baptist Church cemetery by Rev. Jimmy Lancaster. The family would like to say thank you to the staff at Home Instead, Mountain Valley Hospice, and a special thanks to Nellie, Noel, Lois, and Dayna for the loving care given to JW Cheek. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mountain Valley Hospice 243 N Lee Ave, Yadkinville, NC 27055. Gentry Family Funeral Service in Yadkinville is serving the Cheek family.     

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Tuesday, May 2, 2023

3:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Gentry Family Funeral Service

, Yadkinville, NC 27055

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Tuesday, May 2, 2023

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