Jacob Nathaniel Gadson, Jr.
- November 25, 1938 - August 17, 2012
- Silver Spring, Maryland
of Jacob's Passing
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I love and miss Jake very dearly. He was a kind and wonderful friend just as you have always been. You and your family are in my prayers. ...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Allison Murray - Anchorage, AK
“Wanda, I was so sorry to hear about Jake. I will miss his wonderful smile that he would have when ever we meet. To have someone so dear called home...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Don and Ernestine Boyd - MD
“Wańda, We were shocked to hear of the...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Robert and Marie Naylor - MD
We're so very sorry for the passing of your sweet Jake. He was a wonderful guy, and we know that he will be missed by all who had the...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Eileen & Bruce MacLennan - VA
“Nadine and I am truthfully very sorry to have learned of Jake's passing. He and I were very close friends for 52 years and 3 months. Life will be...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Vernon K. Lane - Pensacola, FL
“We will remember you as the greatest Godfather a child could ever have. Thank you for being a part of our lives and giving great words of...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Jay & Tamika Jackson - Germantown, MD
Jacob Nathaniel Gadson, Jr. was born Novemer 25, 1938 in Rutherford, NC. On Friday, August 17, 2012 , the heavenly doors opened and ushered in Jake, as he was affectionately called, at the age of 73. At an early age, he moved to Washington, DC, where he graduated from McKinley High School. He served in the United States Air Force , where he completed his tenure of service with an Honorable Discharge. Mr. Gadson attended Howard University and the University of Maryland, where he pursued and earned a degree in the field of Business. He is survived by his wife, Wanda Lou Gadson of Silver Spring, MD, his mother, Martha Gray Gadson, who resides in Capitol Heights, MD, a brother, Herbert Gray (Viola) of Capitol Heights, MD, sister, Tawana Prue (Billy) of Washington, DC , brother-in-law, Clark Gaither (LaVerne) of Winston-Salem, NC, two sister-in-laws, Veronica Gaither Jones of Pfafftown, NC, and Aldrenia Gaither of Winston-Salem, NC , two god daughters, Julianna Rose Davis of Charlotte NC and Michal Taylor of Laytonville, MD, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and church members.
The physical portal of time, that we knew as Jacob Gadson, Jr., is now confined to the memories of those who loved him on earth, as God now welcomes him to His heavenly home. " To God be the Glory!"