June 2, 1948 ~ May 17, 2021

Born in: Edmonton, Kentucky
Resided in: Glasgow, Kentucky

Bobby Wayne Jessie, age 72, of Glasgow, passed away Monday, May 17, 2021 at his residence. He was born in Edmonton, KY on June 2, 1948 to the late Robert E. Jessie and Annie L. Wilson Jessie. Bobby was a 1967 graduate of Metcalfe County High School. He had worked at several odd jobs before getting hired at RR Donnelley’s in the early 70’s, he retired from there after 43 years.

Bobby was a handyman, there was not anything that he could not fix. Whether it was made of wood or metal, he loved working with his hands. Something else that he loved to do, was talk. Bobby was known for leading a conversation and always had something to say regardless of the Topic. One topic he loved talking about was his family. He loved talking and bragging about his loving wife, children and grandchildren to his friends and anybody that he could. Bobby proudly served in the U.S. Army and was a longtime member of the Park City Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Georgia May Sams Jessie; two sons, Ryan Jessie (Faye) of Glasgow, and Ben Jessie (Darci) of GA; a daughter, Karissa Newberry (Joey) of Glasgow, sister- in-law, Martha Jessie of Edmonton; nephews, Tim and Teddy Jessie of Edmonton; eight grandchildren, Kobi, and Chasey Jessie, Skylar, Sydney, Maylin, and Ally Newberry, Xander, and Annelise Jessie.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother, Floyd Jessie.

Funeral service will be 1:00pm Friday May 21st at the A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in the Horse Cave Cemetery. DAV Chapter #20 will provide military honors. Visitation will be on Thursday from 4:00pm until 8:00pm and on Friday morning until time for service at the funeral home.

A.F. Crow is honored to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Jessie. Please share your condolence with the family at

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  1. Bobby was definitely a man whom was seldom at a loss for conversation! I worked with Bobby for many years. He could always make you laugh on any given day. With the host of Angels that I’m sure greeted him the conversation, smiles & laughter will continue in heaven. God bless & support Georgia , Ryan, Ben, Karissa, grandchildren & all Bobby’s family.

  2. Our prayers go out to the Jessie family. Ryan and Faye we know what you’re going through. We’re here if you need us for anything.

  3. So sorry for this loss. He was a kind person and seemed to have a smile on his face a lot. Rest in Peace.

  4. To Georgia, Karissa & Family’s, Sorry to hear about Bobby, may he rest in Peace. He is with the Lord and this should give you all comfort. Take care. Love JO H

  5. So sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time

  6. Prayers for all of the family. I always enjoyed talking and working with Bobby and coming up with ways to fix anything. He was a great friend and co-worker and will be missed.

  7. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this difficult time . I’ll remember him smiling, because he always was. We love you all

  8. such a kind man,always enjoyed working with him,was very proud of his children & grandchildren,prayers going out to his wife & kids.

  9. Ryan, I’m so sorry to hear about your Bobby. I always enjoyed my interactions with him at work. Such a brilliant man. Please know that you & your family are in our hearts and prayers during this difficult time. We hope your warm memories and the love and prayers of your family and friends will be of comfort to you in the days ahead. – Joe Harlan Stone

  10. Georgia ,We are so sorry to hear about Bobby.Danny and I both will have you and your family in our prayers.If there is anything that we can do for you to help you any way ,please let us know. Love and prayers sent your way from Danny and Judy Wooten.

  11. So sorry to learn of Bobby’s passing. Worked with Bobby at RRD many years ago. He was such a joy to work with, always smiling and was somewhat of a prankster-lol. Thoughts & prayers are with the family.

  12. Georgia and Karissa,
    We are so sorry to hear this! Love and prayers to all of you!
    Mitchell and Donita

  13. Bobby was a really good man. I worked with him at Donnelleys for years. Sorry for your loss.

  14. The family will be in my prayers. Went to school with Ben, Ryan and Karissa. He was very envolved with us as a coach.

  15. Prayers for the family🙏 I worked with Bobby for many years at RRD. He was a good man

  16. So sorry to hear of Bobby’s passing. He was a good man. I am glad I had the pleasure of knowing him. Prayers for the family.

  17. Ryan and family, so very sorry for your loss. I worked with Bobby for years, and there was never a dull moment. Regardless of how tuff the day was, he could always come off with something to make you laugh!!
    May God hold and guide you through the days to come.

    Charles Welsh

  18. We worked with Bobby for several years. He was never at a loss for words and boy could he make you laugh. Sending love and prayers for comfort and strength for all the families in the days, years ahead. God bless you all.

    Chuck and Regatta Acree

  19. My late husband, Gil DeVore, really thought a lot of Bobby. They were in The same class, played football together, and graduated together. I am so sorry.

  20. So sorry for your loss. Georgia and family, you all are in our prayers.
    With love.

  21. Georgia, I am so sorry to hear about Bobby. Please know that you and all the family are in my thoughts and prayers!
    Diana Brownfield

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