Jerry Bradley Cherry
Jerry Bradley Cherry
  • January 16, 1942 - June 8, 2016
  • North Carolina

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Jerry Bradley Cherry passed away June 8, 2016. He was the son of the late James Russell and Euzelia Harris Cherry and was born in Bear Grass on January 16, 1942. Jerry was a graduate of Bear Grass High School and attended Chowan College. Jerry and his longtime friend, the late
Jimmy Harrington were partners in the Harrington and Cherry masonry business doing residential and commercial masonry work in the Northeastern North Carolina for many years with longtime friend and employee Robert Silver. Jerry also owned Cherry's Cupboard in Bear Grass for many years. He was a friend of many and a supporter of the Bear Grass Fire Department and Bear Grass Charter School. Jerry was also a strong supporter of his family, showed his love in so many ways. He loved to read newspapers, watch all kinds of sports and westerns on TV. Jerry loved life, loved his friends, and family and would help them any way he could. He will be greatly missed.

Jerry was predeceased by his parents, sister Patsy Cherry Owens, and brothers William Archibal Cherry, James Dillon Cherry, Richard Harris Cherry and niece Elizabeth Smith. He is survived by a special companion Linda Jenkins and her daughter Allison Durham, sisters Elizabeth Cherry Smith, Janie Cherry Coltrain, and Margaret Cherry, brother-in-law Calvin Owens, and nieces and nephews Brad Cherry, Eddie Coltrain, Steve Coltrain, Pam Coltrain, and Paden Smith and great nieces and nephew Brandie, Kerrie, Kacie, Kortnie, Hollie, and James Coltrain and a very special friend Ward Leggett.

Visitation will be held Saturday, June 11, 2016 from 12:30 to 2:00PM with funeral services following at 2:00 PM at Biggs Funeral Home Chapel in Williamston with Rev. Bryant Hines and Rev. Doug Knox officiating, followed by burial at Martin Memorial Gardens.

Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to Bear Grass Educational Foundation, or to
Bear Grass Fire & Rescue, Bear Grass NC 27892.