Michael Robert Jessop

March 14, 1952 ~ August 26, 2018 (age 66)

Michael Robert Jessop, 66, passed away on Sunday August 26, 2018 from a long hard battle with cancer. He was born March 14,  1952 to June Marie Swesey and Robert Ira Jessop, both whom have preceded Mike in death.

Mike was the eldest child of 5. His surviving siblings are Tim Jessop, Kathy Stark, Rob Allen and Karen Hysell.

He is survived by his children Hollie Jessop, Adam Jessop and Shannon Walker. His grandchildren will miss him dearly.

 Mike was a Vietnam Veteran. His duties as a field medic were bloody and brutal.  He lost many friends, fellow soldiers and perhaps a bit of himself.  Mike was honorably discharged and returned to home.

Michael was smart and caring. He had a great sense of humor. Mike had skills that included carpentry, electrician, plumber, roofer and mechanic. The man could do just about anything,  a jack-of-all-trades if you will. He was clever like that.

Viewing and visitation will be Thursday August 30, 2018 from 10:00 am to 1:30 pm at Smith Funeral Home in Sunnyside, WA. A Graveside service with Military Honors will follow at 2:00 pm at Lower Valley Memorial Gardens in Sunnyside, WA. Those wishing to sign Michael's online memorial book may do so at Smith Funeral Home in care of arrangements. 

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