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Jeffrey "Ole Dawg" French

November 18, 1964 ~ May 27, 2022 (age 57)


Jeffrey “Ole Dawg” French, age 57, passed away Friday morning due to injuries sustained from a motor vehicle accident. Born in Wurzberg, Germany, he was the son of Betty Kornegay French and the late Howard Gordon French.  He was retired from SPX in Goldsboro and was a proud member of the American Legion Post 11 Sons and the American Legion Riders.  He loved his American Legion Family as well as riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle.

At Jeff’s request, no services will be held at this time.

Along with his mother, he is survived by his wife, Sherry Lynn French; daughter, Emily French Jackson (Aaron); sons, Jason French and Jason Tucker (Barbara); sister, Melissa French; three grandsons, Cameron Lee Tucker, Xander Blake Tucker and James Maddox Jackson; his beloved canine companion, “Scarlett”.

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