Jacob E. Zampella Jr. ShareLet the family know you care by sharing this tribute.On Sunday May 9th, 2021, Jacob E. Zampella Jr., beloved husband and father of 2 children, passed away at the age of 75. Jay was born on December 31st, 1945 in Danville Virginia. Jacob was a decorated Vietnam Veteran who served as a Captain in the United States Army. On April 8th, 1978, he married Chantal Zampella. They raised a daughter, Virginia, and a son, Nick. Jay had a passion for cars. He loved Corvettes and racing. He was an avid music lover. He was known for his quick wit, his personality, and his kind compassionate spirit. Jay is survived by his wife, Chantal; his 2 children, Virginia and Nick; his 3 grandchildren, Clint, Victoria, Alexandra; and several extended family members. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society in Jacob’s name. Carolina Cremation is assisting the Zampella family. Online condolences may be made at www.carolinacremation.com.