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Oak Lawn Funeral Home

619 New Warrington Road, Pensacola, FL

OBITUARY

Jerry Richard Bautista

August 25, 1977September 8, 2020

Jerry R. “Jeric” Bautista, age 43, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 8th, 2020. He was born on August 25th, 1977, in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to Jerry and Josefa (Palomata) Bautista.

He is survived by his mother, Josefa Bautista, sister, Jessica Bautista, as well as, his aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Jerry spent his childhood in Rota, Spain, and Chesapeake, VA until he and his family moved to Atsugi, Japan in 1989. In 1992, they officially made Pensacola, FL their home.

He was a 1996 graduate of Escambia High School and graduated as a Pharmacy Technician in 2015 from Virginia College.

He has been an employee of Grifols since 2018 as a Donor Center Technician/Plasma Processor, where he was able to display his kind heart, friendly smile, and compassion for so many.

Jerry truly lived life to the fullest. He was always so happy and had such an infectious smile and laugh. He enjoyed cooking, spending time with family and friends, traveling, drawing, relaxing, binge-watching anime, and most of all, video games.

Jerry was a big kid with a big heart that had an uncanny ability to reach people in such a deep and positive way. He was truly a great son, brother, cousin, nephew, uncle, and friend. He will truly be missed by so many.

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, September 18, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, September 18, 2020

Memories

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April Pollock

September 17, 2020

I am so sorry for your loss. He was a great person and I will cherish my memories of him. I will pray for peace for your family.

Mary Gabaya

September 15, 2020

Josie and Jessica the pain you are feeling for the loss of your son/brother is like no other pain you've ever felt. He had an amazing love for you as you for him and it was so beautiful and it showed it was like no other, Jeric your in heaven now with your dad make sure the both of you are watching over them .Til we meet again in heaven we love you so much and are going to miss seeing you on our visits.
Love Uncle Leo and
Auntie Mary.😢😢

Chris Schofield

September 15, 2020

My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Jerry and I ran in the same circles. Jerry was always a kind soul and nice to me. He will be missed.

Dante Abundo Jr.

September 15, 2020

When I came back to work at the Youth Center Jerry was one of the first people to talk to me. He joked asking if I was one of the kids dropped off to hang out until my parents picked me up. That set the tone for our working relationship and our overall friendship. There have been certainly fun and memorable, especially working alongside Ms. Cindy Burns. You will be missed my friend. Till we meet again.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

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