Jerry Doyle Tilley Sr.
Jerry Doyle Tilley Sr., a longtime Comanche resident, went to be with his Heavenly Father Thursday, February 14, 2019 at his home with his family by his side. He was 76 years young.
A funeral will be held Tuesday, February 19th at 10:00 am at Comanche First Baptist Church with Dr. Mark Hall officiating. Intermittent will follow at Fairlawn Cemetery, Comanche, under the direction of Bailes-Polk Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends for visitation Monday evening from 6:00-8:00 at the Bailes-Polk Funeral Home
Jerry was born April 4, 1942 in Comanche, OK to John Doyle and Annabelle Nora (Williams) Tilley
Jerry attended schools in Comanche. He worked in the oil field industry and as a mechanic. Most recently, he worked for Halliburton, retiring in 2005. He enjoyed watching football, gardening, fixing anything mechanical, serving the Lord by working around the church and helping others in need. More than anything else he loved spending time with his family, especially those grandbabies. He was an active member of Comanche First Baptist Church.
He was first married on March 4, 1961, to Peggy Lewis. To this union, three children, Rhonda, Jerry, and Kelly were born. He later met the love of his life, Michele Rene’ Lee and they were married on June 17, 1994 (24 years, 7 months, 29 days). To this union Samantha was born.
He was proceeded in death by his parents, 2 sisters, 1 brother and their spouses: Patsy & Robert White; Winnie & George Radino; Freddie & Betty Tilley
Survivors include his wife Michele Rene’ Tilley of the home; Son Jerry Tilley Jr (girlfriend Michele Blair), Fernley, NV; Daughters Rhonda Tilley, Duncan; Kelly (Alan) Stephens, Oklahoma City; and Samantha (Rodolfo) Villeda, Comanche. 6 grandchildren (Derek, Caleb, Alek, Brayan, Ricky, Elly) and 3 great grandchildren (Dalila, Quinn, Brooks).
Sisters Kaye (Ron) Easter, Roanoke, TX; Janice Schumacher, Comanche; and Brother Ricky (Lynn) Tilley, Comanche
Memorial contributions can be made to Comanche First Baptist Church.
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