Jesse “Sonny” Francis Ambrose
Harbor - Jesse “Sonny” Francis Ambrose, 69 of Manns Harbor, North
Carolina went home to be with his Lord and Savior on November 22, 2017
at his residence after a short battle with cancer.
A Dare County Native, he was the son of the late Lawson McCoy Ambrose
and the late Mattie Twiddy Ambrose. Sonny was a disabled Vietnam
Veteran, serving his country proudly in the United States Marine Corp.
Sonny also served as a former Vice Chairman and member of the Dare
County 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 49
years, Carolyn Ambrose of the home, two daughters, Sherrie Ambrose
Cahoon and husband Barry, and Crystal Ambrose Maqueda and husband
Armando, One son, Michael Ambrose and wife, Paula, four granddaughters,
Courtney Cahoon, Caitlin Cahoon, Ann Marie Ambrose, and Marriah
Maqueda. 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 Jayliana
Gibbs. Sonny is survived by one sister Farris Buie of Goldsboro, North
Carolina, A special Uncle Coy Ambrose and wife Jeanette of Manns
Harbor, Special Nieces Catrina Perry, Kenya Miranda, Tiffany Huber,
Dorothy Walston, Debra Dalton, Dolores Stallings, Sarah Stallings, and
special Nephews Tommy Stallings, David Stallings, Steven Stallings,
Marshall Stallings, and Allen Stallings, a special cousin, Falana
Twiddy, and special friend Ken Payne. Along with his parents
Sonny was preceded in death by his Step Mother, Lucille Ambrose and
Grandson, Christopher Cahoon.
A memorial service will be held with military honors at 2 pm Saturday,
December 2, 2017 at the Harbor Light Holiness Church 6547 Old Manns
Harbor Road, Manns Harbor, NC. Pastor Anthony Ralph will be
officiating. Friends may visit the family one hour prior at church. The family will receive friends at all other times at the
home 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.