Funeral service for Mr. Jerry Thomas Delap, age 81, of Fayetteville, TN, will be conducted at 11 AM on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Tim Hall officiating. Burial will follow in Lincoln Cemetery.
Mr. Delap was born on July 28, 1937 in Lincoln County, TN to the late Melvin Martin and Doris Howell Delap. He was previously co-owner of MM Delap and Sons Gin and Farm Center and presently employed by Elora Gin and Warehouse. He was a member of the Howell Hill Church of Christ. Mr. Delap passed away on August 6, 2018 at his home.
Survivors include his wife, Judy Pitts Delap; son, Randy (Andrea) Delap of Fayetteville, TN; daughter, Kay Delap Eason of Fayetteville, TN; grandchildren, Eli, Sam, and Evan Eason; step-children, Lana (Ricky) Decker and Lisa (Greg) Eaton all of Fayetteville, TN; step-grandchildren, Hannah and Connor Eaton and Luke Decker. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Pat Eslick Delap, and brother, Charles M. Delap.
Visitation with the family will be held at 4 PM until 7 PM on Wednesday, August 8, 2018, at Higgins Funeral Home. Higgins is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Delap.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Howell Hill Church of Christ Building Fund at 521 Corders Crossroads Rd, Fayetteville, TN 37334.