Jacob Franklin Searcy

Published 8:23 pm Friday, March 16, 2018

Jacob Franklin Searcy, 34, of 5297 Free Union Church Road, passed away Wednesday, March 14, 2018, in Carolina East Medical Center, New Bern.

Born in Halifax County on May 29, 1983, he was the son of Loraine Steinbeck Searcy of Halifax and the late Joseph Floyd Searcy, Jr. Employed as a Regional Agronomist with the North Carolina Department of Agriculture, he was an active member of Covenant United Reformed Church where he served as a deacon.

A loving husband, father, son, and brother, in addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife of nearly nine years, Amber Hubers Searcy; twin sons, Paul and Ben Searcy, of the home; and a sister, Kanter Searcy Morris, of Roanoke Rapids.

A funeral service, will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in Covenant United Reformed Church, 24599 U.S. Highway 264 East, Pantego, and will be conducted by the reverends Calvin Tuininga and Randy Martin. A private burial will follow in the Weaver-Jones Family Cemetery in Valentines, Virginia. Friends may join the family Sunday from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. in the church, and again on Monday from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. at his mother’s home, 43 Paw Paw Lane, Halifax.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Miller & Van Essendelft, Funeral and Cremation Providers, 1125 Harvey Point Road, Hertford, is assisting the family with arrangements, and online condolences may be made by visiting www.millerfhc.com.