Jeffrey Paul Saunooke

Born: Wed., Jan. 2, 1980
Died: Sat., Jun. 7, 2014


Visitation

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Thu., Jun. 12, 2014
Location: Yellowhill


Funeral Service

2:00 PM Thu., Jun. 12, 2014
Location: Yellowhill


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Jeffrey Paul Saunooke, 34, of Cherokee passed away on June 7, 2014 at Duke Medical Center. Jeff is the son of Joseph Saunooke and Sandy Cucumber. Jeff had a unique soul with the uncanny ability to look at life through a special point of view. He was a fantastic father, husband, son and friend. His main objectives in life were to make those he cherished laugh and smile. He will forever be remembered in the hearts and minds of many relatives and friends.
Jeff is preceded in death by maternal grandparents Joe and Dorothy Cucumber; paternal grandparents, Steve and Josephine Saunooke; Aunts and uncles, Frances Queen, Ruth Saunooke, Jessie Saunooke, John Saunooke, Isaac Saunooke, Alfredo Cucumber, Joe Cucumber Jr. and Daniel Cucumber.
Along with his parents, Jeff is survived by his wife Lystia Lee Saunooke and son Joseph Perry Saunooke; mother and father in-law, Phyllis and Perry Shell; siblings, Kasden Saunooke, Jody Saunooke, Jerry Saunooke, Dewayne Littlejohn and Jimmy Wilson Jr.; aunts, Annie Owens, Erma McMillan and Pam Cucumber; uncles, Donald Cucumber and Gath Berky of Cedar Falls, Iowa.
A visitation will be held on Thursday June 12, 2014 from 10am-2pm, the funeral service will follow at 2pm.  Jeff will be laid to rest in the first place of choosing, a beautiful area in his yard; this will be named the Jeffrey Paul Saunooke Cemetery. Pall Bearers include Joseph Saunooke Jr., Kasden Saunooke, Jerry Swimmer, Brandon McMillan, Shannon McMillan and Perry Shell. Pastor Foreman Bradley and Pastor Timothy James will officiate.

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Jim Reed
   Posted Tue June 10, 2014
My condolences to the family, Jeff will be missed greatly.

Bobby & Rachel Reagan
   Posted Tue June 10, 2014
We were saddened to hear of Jeff passing. He use to work with us years ago & we had so much fun. He always knew how to cheer us up, when times were tough. Jeff will be missed by many. Our sincere condolences to the family.

Wilson and Pat
   Posted Tue June 10, 2014
Sandy, we are so sorry for your loss. Words cannot express the sorrow one feels when a child leaves your side on this earth. May the comfort of our heavenly Father surround you

Ernestine Lossiah
   Posted Wed June 11, 2014
Sandy please know I'm so sorry for your loss. May God wrap you in peace and comfort in the next days.

Shirley Reagan
   Posted Wed June 11, 2014
I am so sorry about to hear of Jeff Passing away. I knew him in school, and he wrestled with my son, Shawn. The entire family is in my prayers and thoughts. May God comfort you and bring you peaced during this time of grief and sorrow.

Fara Wilnoty Rich
   Posted Thu June 12, 2014
SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS,AND HIS PARENTS LOSS,YOU ALL ARE IN MY PRAYERS AND THOUGHTS.I GOT TO KNOW JEFF WHEN HE WORKED BINGO.HE SPOKE OF YOU OFTEN.JUST TO LET YOU KNOW,YOU WERE ALWAYS ON HIS MIND.....

Robin McMinn
   Posted Mon June 27, 2016
I still miss Jeff and think of him every day.. Sometimes I still talk to him just hoping he can hear.. We all loved him very much.. and will never forget him.

Robin McMinn
   Posted Fri October 12, 2018
The pain is still very real . . Even 4 years later.. We love you and miss you so much Jeff.

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