MANNS HARBOR — Jesse “Sonny”Francis Ambrose, 69 of Manns Harbor, North Carolina went home to bewith his Lord and Savior on November 22, 2017 at his residence after ashort battle with cancer.
A Dare County Native, he was the son of the late Lawson McCoy Ambroseand the late Mattie Twiddy Ambrose. Sonny was a disabled VietnamVeteran, serving his country proudly in the United States Marine Corp.Sonny also served as a former Vice Chairman and member of the DareCounty Board of Commissioners and on various other boards.
Sonny was a loving and devoted Husband, Father, Granddaddy, Brother, and Uncle.
Sonny leaves behind to cherish his memories, his loving wife of 49years, Carolyn Ambrose of the home, two daughters, Sherrie AmbroseCahoon and husband Barry, and Crystal Ambrose Maqueda and husbandArmando, one son, Michael Ambrose and wife, Paula, four granddaughters,Courtney Cahoon, Caitlin Cahoon, Ann Marie Ambrose, and MarriahMaqueda. Six grandsons, Curtis Cahoon, Brian Perkins, Jesse Ambrose,Brandon Maqueda, Jacob Avery, and Alex Avery. Five great grandchildren,Kayleigh Cahoon, Jeramiah Gibbs, Kemora Mares, Zeke Mares, and JaylianaGibbs. Sonny is survived by one sister Farris Buie of Goldsboro, NorthCarolina, A special Uncle Coy Ambrose and wife Jeanette of MannsHarbor, Special Nieces Catrina Perry, Kenya Miranda, Tiffany Huber,Dorothy Walston, Debra Dalton, Dolores Stallings, Sarah Stallings, andspecial Nephews Tommy Stallings, David Stallings, Steven Stallings,Marshall Stallings, and Allen Stallings, a special cousin, FalanaTwiddy, and special friend Ken Payne. Along with his parentsSonny was preceded in death by his Step Mother, Lucille Ambrose andGrandson, Christopher Cahoon.
A memorial service will be held with military honors at 2 p.m.Saturday, December 2, 2017 at the Harbor Light Holiness Church 6547 OldManns Harbor Road, Manns Harbor, NC. Pastor Anthony Ralph will beofficiating. The family will receive friends at all other times at thehome 6655 Old Manns Harbor Road, Manns Harbor.
Memorial donations may be made in lieu of flowers to the Harbor Light Holiness Church Youth Center.
Condolences to the family may be expressed via the online register at www.gallopfuneralservices.com. Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.