Shamokin – James N. “Jesse” Saville, 65, of Shamokin Street and formerly of Middleburg, passed away July 1, 2021 at his home with his wife by his side.
Jesse was born May 4, 1956 in Chester County a son of Arlene (Achuff) Saville and the late James Saville. On February 14, 2008 he married the former Lisa Evans who survives.
He entered the military following high school and served in the Marine Corps.
Jesse was employed as a truck driver for Kenan Advantage until his illness
He enjoyed donating his time assisting the Make a Wish Foundation giving rides to the children.
In addition to his wife he is survived by two sons Daniel and Joseph Saville, six daughters and three sons-in-law Toni and Steve Hickey, Cathy and Chris Reilly, Kelly and Bryan Scruggs, Tiffany, Katelyn and Carrie Saville, grandchildren Meghan, Allison, Emily, Samantha, Evan, Ian, Rowan, Shane, Jake, Lucy, Autumn, and Paislee, brother David Saville, three sisters and one brother-in-law Donna and James Selfridge, Norma Jean Saville and Judy Williams and nieces Ashley and Sarah.
Friends and family may visit Thursday, July 8 from 10:00am – 12:00pm at the Joseph W. Epler Funeral Home where the funeral service will be held at 12:00pm.
Interment with military honors will be held Monday, July 12 at 10:00am at Fort Indiantown Gap, Annville