Rev. Jarrod Lee Pillsbury, 47, passed away peacefully Saturday, November 24, 2018. He was born on October 5, 1971 in Kansas.
He is survived by his wife Rachel and son Nikolas; his brothers Deon (Keren), Bill (Joy), Clinton (Michelle); many nieces and nephews; and two grand nephews.
Jarrod had a love of Christ, photography and video games. He had worked for many years in youth ministry with a passion for the Lord and living life to the fullest.
“Pastor J” was last employed as Associate Pastor / Youth Pastor at First Baptist Church of Collinsville, Collinsville VA.
He was a loving man who endured many hardships with his heart condition and faced them all with strength & resolve. He was deeply loved by his family and will be greatly missed. May he find everlasting joy and happiness. “Well done good and faithful servant.”
A service will be held in his previous hometown at Nazareth Community Church on Thursday Nov 29, at 11 am with visitation on Wednesday Nov 28 from 6-8 pm at Powles Staton Funeral Home, Rockwell, NC. An additional service will be held at his current church First Baptist Church of Collinsville, Collinsville VA on Saturday Dec 1 with visitation at 11 AM and the service immediately following.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to Breakaway Outreach (a ministry for at-risk teens); P.O. Box 3452 Cleveland, TN 37320.
Powles Staton Funeral Home is assisting the Pillsbury family. Online condolences may be made at www.powlesfuneralhome.com.
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