Jesse Randall Staples
Jesse entered this life on May 17, 1990, at 10:42 pm. The first child of Randall “Randy” Staples and Kimberly Garris.
Unexpectedly, he entered eternal rest on January 12, 2023, at home.
Preceded in death by a sister, Jade Staples. Left to cherish his memory are parents Randy (Tina) Staples of Havelock, NC and Kimberly Garris (J. McNinch) of Princeton, TX, brother Vaughn (Ashley) Staples, Grandparents John and Janie Garris of Dobson, NC with whom he made his home, Emma Morgan of E. Peoria, IL and Larry and Alice Staples of Newport, NC. Nieces and nephews – Abbigail Staples, Dylan Antunez, Ozil and Aaron Hernandez and Kaitlyn Staples. Aunt Jenny (Rusty) Felts and Uncle Nathan (Julie) Garris, Great Aunt Betty Cantrell of Pekin, IL. Cousins – Tyler and Maggie Felts, Janey Garris and Gina Antonini of Pekin, IL. Many other extended family members will also cherish his memory. We also want to acknowledge other family members who went on before Jesse. We are sure they welcomed him home.
Jesse was a rare breed of person who truly had a kind heart. He had a great sense of humor…when you least expected it at times too! He was an AVID fan of a variety of music. He had a true appreciation for the lyrics and what made the artist who wrote, sang and played a song. Many who know Jesse would find it surprising that he was as much of a Johnny Cash and Elvis fan as he was of Metallica and Alice in Chains.
He had a heart for kids and loved the children in his family dearly. He had a very close and special bond with his first-born niece, Abbi. The bond was inevitable as they resided together right after her birth. Jesse was changed by the loss of his sister. The family is comforted knowing they are reunited. He was also a Mama’s boy. He loved her “regardless” and said nothing could change that. He was loyal.
As with any person, Jesse wasn’t without trials. He continued to look ahead to a bright future while fighting his battles. His loving family never lost hope in all he was and hoped to be. In his storms, they were his refuge.
To honor Jesse…be kinder, pay it forward, love more, play a song, be a friend and never judge a complex book by its’ cover. Do those things in honor of him.
All services will be private, Moody-Davis Funeral Home is serving the Staples family.