Jerry E. Husted, 68, left this earth on Sunday, January 13, 2019. He was born in Rutherfordton, NC on December 17, 1950 to Ivan and Marie Husted. He grew up in the Tampa area before moving to Round Lake in the 1970’s,
Jerry is survived by his wife Linda, his children Carolyn Henderson(Loren), Jerry Husted, Jr., and step-son Derek Alday (Mallory). His greatest treasure was his grandchildren Erin, Grace, Josie, Davis, and Myles, and his great grandchild Riley who was the “apple of his eye”. Jerry is also survived by brothers Russell Husted (Vicki), Keith Caplinger (Belinda), Kevin Husted, his mother-in-law Gemelia Williams, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Jerry loved working hard. He was a man of many talents and had owned service stations, garages, a trucking company, and was retired from Jackson County Vault and Monuments. He also loved his church family at Gulley Springs Baptist Church in Bonifay where he faithfully attended. Jerry also enjoyed traveling and exploring antique shops along with attending racing events. Jerry was nicknamed McGuiver for his ability to fix virtually anything. He was a loving and loyal family man and friend
In lieu of flowers, the Husted family has requested donations be made to the Liberian Ministry of Gully Springs Baptist Church, 2824 Highway 90, Bonifay, Florida 32425. Jerry had a love for children and this ministry is honored to receive gifts in honor of this compassionate, kind, and giving man. For more that 14 years, Liberian Ministries has been reaching the nation of Liberia, Africa for Jesus. Through donations this ministry educates and rasies children through their orphanage, school, and church.
Services for Jerry will be held at 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, January 16, 2019 in the Marianna Chapel Funeral Home. A private family interment will follow.