September 25, 2021, 88, Goldsboro –
Jack Willie Overcash Sr., 88, passed away on Saturday, September 25, 2021 at the North Carolina State Veterans Home in Kinston.
Born on January 25, 1933 in Cabarrus County to the late Lester Overcash and Estelle Flowe.
Jack proudly served his country in the United States Air Force for 24 years. It was his passion and goal in life to teach. Upon receiving his master’s degree in education, he worked as a professor and registrar for the University of Mount Olive for 18 years. Jack loved spending time with his family and he would photograph each memory as he loved photography. He had a strong faith in God and his church and enjoyed listening to gospel and Hawaiian music.
A service to celebrate Jack’s life will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, October 8, 2021 at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church with Pastor Joanna Stallings officiating at 532 Country Day Rd in Goldsboro. The family will receive friends during the hour prior to the service at the church.
Jack is survived by his wife of 68 years, Emma Geraldine McLaughlin Overcash; his daughter, Ginger Carvalho and husband, Rodney; his son, Jack Overcash Jr. and wife, Anna; grandchildren, Kimberly Carvalho, Jennifer Mignone and husband, James, Christopher and Kayla Overcash; great-grandchild, Mason Mignone and his sister, Louise Franks.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Oscar Overcash and sister, Irene Overcash.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Good Shephard Lutheran Church, 532 Country Day Rd, Goldsboro, NC 27530.
Arrangements by Seymour Funeral Home & Cremation Service. Online condolences may be sent to www.seymourfuneralhome.com.