John “Jay” Gooch, Jr.
John “Jay” Gooch, Jr., 48, passed away Friday, January 21,2022.
Jay was born in Vance County to John Walter Gooch Sr. and Rebecca Currin Gooch. He grew up on the family farm in Stem and graduated from South Granville High School in 1991. After graduation, Jay attended North Carolina State University where he graduated in 1995 with a bachelor of science in agriculture education with a concentration in animal science. He married Kelly Gooch on October 16,1999. Jay was currently employed with Meherrin Agriculture and Chemical. During his working career he was involved in agriculture business for more than twenty years.
A visitation will be held Sunday, January 30,2022 from 1:00 – 2:45 PM at Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of twenty-two years, Kelly Gooch; two sons, Caleb Gooch and Jacob Gooch; a daughter, Kaitlyn Gooch; his parents, John Gooch Sr. and Rebecca Gooch; a sister, Amy Daniel (Brian); a sister-in-law, Angie Claiborne (Bryan); two aunts, Anne Winn (Ed) and Jean Quick; a niece, Emily Daniel; two nephews, Matt Daniel and Drew Claiborne and his mother-in-law, Jean Gooch. He was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Wallace Gooch.
Memorial services will be held Sunday, January 30,2022 at 3:00 PM at Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor.
Flowers are kindly accepted or memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.