Jess being Jess, he lived another two months and two days. Here is Wolfe's post of February 28: Great disturbance in The Force - we lost Jess Roe last night.
I would say "Rest well, dear old friend", but I don't think 'rest' would be much to his taste - he'll be quaffing the good stuff in Valhalla with Mischka, Carl Redstone and a bevy of buxom Valkyries.
"There from the flowing bowl
Deep drinks the warrior's soul;
Skoal! to the Northland! Skoal!"
Thus the tale ended.