Jerry Don Bailey, 72 of Hondo, TX passed from this life on Tuesday, August 11 ,2020 at his residence.
He was born August 12, 1947 in Vernon, TX to parents JoAn McAlister Bailey and Jack Bailey. He grew up in Irving, TX. He married Lynette Wilkerson Bailey October 17, 1992 in Hondo, TX.
Jerry served in the U.S. Army for 2 years and then became a Highway Patrolman for the Texas DPS for eighteen years. He was a Chief Deputy with the Medina County Sheriff’s Department for 8 years and established a variety of personal businesses as well as being a rancher in Medina County.
He is preceded in death by his parents, JoAn and Jack Bailey and brother, Gary Lynn Bailey and step daughter, Melanee Grantham.
Those left to cherish his memory include his beloved wife, Lynette Bailey; sons, Joe and Jon Bailey; step daughter, Dolly (Robert) Coldwell; grandchildren, Cassy Robinett; Chance (Leah) Grantham; Hope Bailey; Jaycie Bailey and great grandchildren Rhett Robinett and Annie Grantham.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Childrens Research Hospital.
Jerry was dearly loved by his friends and family and will be missed by many.
A graveside service will be held at 11AM on Friday, August 14, 2020 at Garden of Memories, 3250 Fredericksburg Road, Kerrville, TX 78028.
Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of the professionals at Kerrville Funeral Home (830) 895-5111