Jerry "Bossman" Lee Gulledge
October 31, 1958 – April 6, 2018
My Best friend in life was the man who in wishing me well wished it for my sake...
Jerry “Bossman” Lee Gulledge, age 59, passed away with his dear and loving family by his side on Friday, April 6, 2018 at his residence in Dallas, North Carolina. Jerry was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend to many. He will be missed greatly by his family and friends.
Those left to cherish Jerry's memories and carry on his legacy are his wife Gina Huggins Gulledge; two daughters and son in law: Brooke and Brian Taylor, Ashley Rain Hamrick and friend Alex Patterson; three grandchildren: Johnathon Dodgin, Hanna Taylor, Serena Patterson; three sisters and brothers in law: Pat Gulledge, Janice and Alan Bullard, Linda and Perry Smith; one brother and sister in law: Curt and Rebecca Gulledge.
Jerry was the son of the late Charles Whaleon Gulledge and Mabel Novella Lawing Gulledge.
Jerry's Memorial Service will be held at 7:00 PM, Tuesday, April 10, 2018 in the Chapel of the Dallas Funeral Home, 212 West Trade Street, Dallas, North Carolina with Reverends Stephen Weaver and Gerig Huggins delivering words of comfort and hope to Jerry’s family and friends.
The family will receive guests from 6:00 PM ~ 7:00 PM prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to the Gulledge Memorial Fund, c/o Gina Gulledge, 1601 Miles Road, Dallas, North Carolina 28034.
If you wish to make expressions of love and share fond memories, please visit Jerry's guestbook at www.carothersfuneralhomedallas.com
The Dallas Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Jerry "Bossman" Gulledge.
- Gina Gulledge, Wife
- Brooke Gulledge Taylor, Daughter
- Brian Taylor, Son-in-law
- Johnathon Dodgin, Grandson
- Hanna Taylor, Granddaughter
- Ashley Rain Gulledge Hamrick, Daughter
- Serena Patterson, Granddaughter
- Alex Patterson, Special Friend and Father of Serena
- Pat Gulledge, Sister
- Janice Gulledge Bullard, Sister
- Alan Bullard, Brother-in-law
- Linda Gulledge Smith, Sister
- Perry Smith, Brother-in-law
- Curt Gulledge, Brother
- Rebecca Gulledge, Sister-in-law
- Charles Whaleon Gulledge, Father Deceased
- Mabel Novella Lawing Gulledge, Mother Deceased
- Receiving of Guests Tuesday, April 10, 2018
- Memorial Service Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Jerry "Bossman" Lee Gulledge
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April 10, 2018
I have so many memories of Jerry that I don’t know where to begin. I think the first time I met him, Gina piled us all in his car and we went for a drive. I don't remember where we went or why we were going, but I remember laughing, having a great time and knowing that I liked this man that stole my cousins heart. He always had a smile….even on a bad day. He was always there if I (or anyone else) needed something, and definitely there for Gina and his girls. They were the loves of his life. Jerry had a huge love for his Lord too. I know that he was welcomed in heaven with open arms. What a joy that must be! But for us, he’s left a big hole. My prayers are with all of his family and friends. Jerry will truly be missed!
April 9, 2018
What can I say about my brother which has not been said already? I can tell you he was what is called my BFF, which is a term used today, and means Best Friend Forever! That is what he has always meant to me! I always loved anytime I got to spend with him! You know as you get older, you don't get to see your siblings and relatives like you did as youngsters! Like he told me many times, I have a family of my own now that I have to take care of! I understood what he meant! He had a wife and his daughters to look after! But anytime I needed him to help me with my old TA or something he could help me with around the house, I'd give him a call! That wasn't the only reason I called though! This was a chance to get to see him for a little while! He would visit for a little while longer than he had to, and I loved him for me getting to see him! I appreciate Gina for letting him come by when I called him for something! I'm really going to miss his visits more than I can say! I loved him very much,and will miss him forever! I know he's with GOD,and mama and daddy now, and that makes me feel better! Bye Jaybird!
April 8, 2018
He was a spectacular brother. The people that will be at the biggest loss is everyone that is here without him. He has spread his wings and his flight is ongoing. Loved dearly and will truly be missed. Now he can see Mom and Dad in heaven .
April 8, 2018
I worked for Jerry. He always had a great attitude and sense of humor.
I enjoyed our conversations.