Jesse H. Gaddis, 84, the son of the late Edith Elzey and Jesse Hersel Gaddis Sr. departed this life on May 14, 2017.
Jesse graduated from Salisbury High School in 1950, and attended the University of Maryland for one year. In 1952, Jesse enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served for nine years. He was also a member of VFW Post 10159.
Loving memories remain with his wife of 19 years, Pauretta Gaddis, three sons, Wardell Fennell (Pam), Anthony Fennell (Tonya) and Hersel Gaddis (Marceline), two daughters, Karen Cottman and Deborah Roberts (Eric) all of Salisbury; 11 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; three step children, Marion Banks of Salisbury, Jean Burkett of Texas and Barbra Bell of Nevada; and a close cousin Barbara Jones and other relatives and friends.
A graveside service will be held on Friday, May 19, 2017 at 11 am at Springhill Memory Gardens in Hebron.
Arrangements are in the care of Stewart Funeral Home by Holloway and Downey PA, 821 West Rd., Salisbury, MD 21801. To send condolences to the family please visit www.thestewartfuneralhome.com.