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Jaron Gilly

January 25, 1976 — December 23, 2019

Jaron Gilly

Jaron Wesley Gilly, 43, passed from this life peacefully at his home on Monday, December 23, 2019, in Kerrville, Texas.

Jaron was born January 25, 1976 in Alpine, Texas, youngest son of father James W. Gilly, Jr. (deceased) and mother Joy Lavonne Morales. He spent his early years in the West Texas towns of Marfa and Midland before relocating to Kerrville in 2005.

Jaron was a kind, loving, and generous man totally committed to his family and friends and several pets. He enjoyed an interest in cars, playing guitars, listening to music, and watching movies. He practiced his faith in God by studying his Bible. He earned a certificate to serve as a Certified Nursing Assistant. During his working years, he worked at various food establishments, most recently in support of the Junction House Outreach Program.

Jaron's friendliness and kindness to all people and his devotion to and love for his family and friends is a tribute to the gentleness of his heart and soul. His soft-spoken manner and presence will be deeply missed by all who had the privilege to have known him. Clearly the world will not be so bright without him.

Jaron was preceded in death by his father James W. Gilly Jr. and his paternal grandparents James Sr. and Sarah Jo Gilly; maternal grandparents, John Louis Sr. and Betty Stephens; and his uncle, John Louis Stephens, Jr.

He is survived by his mother, Joy Lavonne Morales and stepfather, Guillermo Morales, Jr., of Kerrville, Texas; his brother, Jeremy James Gilly of Alpine, Texas; uncle, John Stevens and aunt Rebecca Stevens, of Kerrville, Texas; uncle, Levon Sweeten and aunt Debbie Sweeten; nephew, Joshua Gilly, of Carrizo Springs, Texas; half siblings, Jerik Gilly, Janika Gilly both of Marfa, Texas and Jasalyn Gilly of Alpine, Texas; stepsisters, Jina Ranch, Danette Mason and April Morales of Ft. Worth, Texas; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and other extended family members who will miss him greatly.

A time of reflection and a visitation will be held Monday, December 30, 2019 from 5 to 7 PM followed by a funeral service at 11 A.M. Tuesday, December 31, 2019 in the main chapel of Kerrville Funeral Home, 1221 Junction Hwy, Kerrville, Texas with Chaplain Sam Ligon officiating.

Pallbearers will be John Stevens, Jeremy Gilly, Bobby Lee, Dwayne Pippen, Paul Porras, Benjamin Pidcock, John Sontag.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Dean Lacey, Jason Hamilton, and David Johnston.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations to be made in Jaron's name to NAMI, Kerrville, (National Alliance on Mental Illness) P.O. Box 294168, Kerrville, Texas 78029 and please designate the donation to support the Junction House Outreach Program which Jaron loved and supported.

A special note of thanks from the family to Marilyn Ketcherside and all of Jaron's Junction House friends, who he cherished dearly.

Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of the professionals at Kerrville Funeral Home. (830) 895-5111

Visitation Schedule

Kerrville Funeral Home
1221 Junction Hwy.
Kerrville, TX  78028
Monday, December 30, 2019
5 - 7 PM
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Service Schedule

Funeral Service
Kerrville Funeral Home Chapel
1221 Junction Hwy.
Kerrville, TX  78028
Tuesday, December 31, 2019
11 AM
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Burial Schedule

Garden of Memories
3250 Fredericksburg Road
Kerrville, TX  78028
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