CW2 Jimmie Edward Jude, US Army Ret., of Raeford passed away Friday, November 16, 2018 at his home, at the age of 80.
Mr. Jude was born May 12, 1938 in Justice, WV to the late Sanford Jude and Ida Mae Hackney Jude. He is preceded in death by his two wives, Margaret Ann Gurley Jude and Betty McKinney Jude, grandson Matthew Orem and his sister, Geraldine Harding.
Mr. Jude served in the US Army for 20 years and Federal Civil Service for 20 years. He was a member of Raeford First Baptist Church where he served as Deacon, Disabled American Veterans Hoke Co. Chapter 17 and The American Legion Post 1981.
He is survived by four daughters, Kathy Sandy and her husband Rick of Raeford, Stephanie Pickler and her husband Reggie of Raeford, Michelle Wallace and her husband Billy Ray of Fayetteville, Denise Neal and her husband Toby of Raeford; four grandchildren, Megan Croom of Winnabow, Lindsay King and her husband Russell of Winnabow, Johnathan Pickler of Raeford, Anthony Neal of Raeford and three great-grandchildren, Christopher King, Channing King and Eisley King, a brother, Dennis Jude and his wife Mimi of Wilmington.
Visitation will be held from 7-9 pm Monday, November 19, 2018 at the First Baptist Church 333 North Main Street, Raeford.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 pm Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at the First Baptist Church with Reverend Thomas Lee and Pastor Toby Neal officiating. Burial with military honors will be in the Cumberland Memorial Gardens, 4509 Raeford Road, Fayetteville.
Memorials may be made to: Raeford First Baptist Church, 333 North Main Street, Raeford, NC or to: Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517.
Condolences to the family may be made at www.crumplerfuneralhome.com