Jerry (Bubba) Melvin Dillard Jr, 34, of Gun Barrel City, TX, passed away on August 13, 2017.
Jerry is survived by his sons Jasper Madix and Jayden Myles, long-time girlfriend Crystal Bass and her son Khristian, mother Karen Dillard of Tool, sister Marie McCuistion, half-sisters Julia Dillard, Jana Bloxom, and Shellie Beasley, many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and extended family. Jerry was a loving father, brother, uncle and friend to all.
He was preceded in death by his father Jerry Dillard, Sr, and his grandparents.
Jerry had a contagious smile, natural laugh, and a demeanor that would light up the room. His biggest joy in life was spending time with his boys, Crystal, and close friends. Jerry loved mechanics, carpentry, and multi-talented when it came to doing pretty much anything. He also enjoyed fishing and rebuilding or just taking apart anything that had a motor. Jerry was always there to help family and friends with whatever they needed him for.
A special thank you to the Gun Barrel Police Department, Moorhead-Epps Funeral Home, our family and numerous friends for their loving care and support.
Memorial services for Jerry will be held at Moorhead-Epps Funeral Home in Gun Barrel City on Friday, August 18 @ 1pm. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to assist with memorial cost, and funds for his sons @ https://www.gofundme.com/jerry-dillards-funeral-and-family