Jesse Earl Light

October 12, 1952 — July 29, 2020

Jesse Earl Light

Jesse Earl Light, 67, passed away on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at Alamance Regional Medical Center surrounded by his family.  He was born on October 12, 1952 in Alamance County to the late Jesse Harvey Light and Thelma King Oakes who survives, and was the husband of 46 years to Cathy Cox Light of the home.

Jesse retired from GE after 36 years as a team leader, was a member of The North State Football Officials Association for 30 years and was a part of the football chain crew at Elon University.

Survivors other than his wife, Cathy include his son, William Earl Light; brothers, Willie Light (Wanda), Mike Light and Timmy Light (Terri); sister, Kathy Loy; sister-in-law, Deborah Gooch (Basil); his special friends, Kelly Councilman and Connie Hess (Dennis); numerous nieces and nephews. Jesse was preceded in death by his father and a son, David Michael Light.

A special thank you to Dr. Yu, Dr. Aleskerov and all the medical staff at ARMC for their compassionate care.

The funeral service will be Private. Jesse will be available for public viewing Sunday, August 2, 2020 at Lowe Funeral Home from 12PM-5PM and other times at the residence.

Memorials may be made to Gilliam’s Primitive Baptist Church, 845 Yamota Rd., Burlington, NC 27217 or a charity of one’s choice.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Jesse Earl Light, please visit our flower store.

Past Services


Sunday, August 2, 2020

12:00 - 5:00pm

Lowe Funeral Home & Crematory

2205 S Church St, Burlington, NC 27215

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree