Jesse James "Jay" Mansfield, III, (7/21/1963 – 04/05/2022) passed away peacefully at his Kerrville home, with his wife, Betsy Schwing, at his side. Jesse’s life was full of adventure, shenanigans and love. Those adventures took him around the world, living at times in Trinidad, Tortola, Italy, Syria, Ireland, Venezuela, as well as Galveston, Lampasas, Austin and finally, Kerrville, Texas.
During his short life, Jesse was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, uncle, cousin, nephew, son, brother, good neighbor, veteran of the Army Infantry, side kick and faithful friend. He can be described as rule breaker, risk taker, loving, mischievous, handsome, caring, smart, generous, funny, adventurous, thoughtful, animal lover, gunslinger, speed racer, danger seeker, dare devil, music lover, superhero, life saver, a fine fellow, Lutheran, scuba diver, rancher, shrimper, auto enthusiast, realtor/broker, entrepreneur, business owner, Alzheimer’s Warrior and the love of Betsy’s life.
His greatest legacy is his son, Jesse James Mansfield, IV, and grandson, Maverick Mansfield.
In accordance with Jesse’s wishes, no services are planned. In lieu of flowers, please spend time with someone special to you, in Jesse’s memory.
Those who wish, may donate to: Alzheimer’s Texas, 7000 No. MoPac Expy. # 200 Austin, TX 78731 txalz.org/donate.
No local services are planned at this time.
Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of the professionals at Kerrville Funeral Home (830) 895-5111.