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“Always loved.Sadly missed ”
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“So very sorry to hear about Jerry's passing. Jerry was a special person, kind and considerate to everyone. God speed and rest in piece. ”
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Mr. Jerry Willard Lail, 78, of Lenoir passed away peacefully at his home Saturday October 27, 2018 following a period of declining health.
Jerry was born February 2, 1940 in Burke County to the late John Willard Lail and Della Decker Lail. He was a quality control supervisor at Mid-State Paving Company for forty-five years and a member of Kings Creek Baptist Church. He was also a Captain at Myersville, MD Fire Department. Jerry will be remembered for his love for family and friends, his love of NASCAR racing, Corvettes, hard work, and his love for his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother, Ronald Lail.
Survivors include his wife and soul mate, Jean Bryant Lail of Morganton and Lenoir; Children, Justin Lail and wife Tammy, Tammy Lail Miner and husband Steve; step son, Chris Tilley and wife Paula; grandchildren, Ally and Jacob Lail, Blair and Addison Tilley, and Courtney and Jessie Miner; brother, Harry Lail and wife Molly; sister, Joanne Edwards and husband David; sister in law Joy Lail, and a number of nieces and nephews. Also surviving are special friends Charles and Jane Linsday.
A funeral service will be held 2:00PM Tuesday, October 30, 2018 in the Chapel of Heritage Funeral Service with the Rev. Randy Goode and Rev. Jerry Gamble officiating.
Interment will follow at West Court Baptist Church Cemetery in Marion, NC.
The family will receive friends Monday October 29, 2018 from 5:00PM to 7:00PM at Heritage Funeral Service.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Kings Creek Baptist Church at 4698 Kings Creek Church Rd, Lenoir, NC 28645 .