Jerry Tarpley, of Huntsville, Texas passed on July 9th 2016 at his residence. Mr. Tarpley was born May 19, 1965 in Austin Texas, he was 51 years old. Jerry went to Georgetown High school and was passionate about health and nutrition. He enjoyed playing various musical instruments including drums, guitar, piano, and he also wrote his own music. Jerry loved sports. Some of his favorite activities included boxing, running, swimming, wrestling and football.
Jerry was named 2nd in the Toastmaster in the humorous genre, and was known for being a fun loving and energetic. He lived for the moment, with a carefree, loving attitude toward life.
He is survived by his son Jeron Tarpley, serving in the U.S. Air Force in Okinawa, Japan previously of Huntsville, Texas. His sister Rene Tomlinson, his aunt Mary Irvin, and 3 cousins Loretta McClain, Stephanie Irvin, and Misty Donaldson
A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held 9:00 AM Wednesday July 20, 2016 at the Waller Thornton Funeral Home Chapel in Huntsville, Texas.
Published on July 15, 2016