GLEN ROSE—Graveside services for Jerry Winston Dempsey, 79, were held Monday, Oct. 2, in Post Oak Cemetery. 

Jerry was born in Bosque County to George Winston and Marquerite Rice Dempsey. 

He was a U.S. Army veteran and a machinist. He was a member of Agnes Baptist Church. Jerry was a charmer who never met a stranger. He was a hard worker, a good provider, loved everyone and had a heart as big as Texas. 

He was preceded in death by his father and a granddaughter, Amanda.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Dempsey; daughter, Michelle Brock and husband, Paul Dudley of Azle; sons, Jerry Winston Dempsey Jr. and wife, Christina of Haltom City and Keith Dewain Dempsey and wife, Crystal of Perryton; mother, Marquerite Dempsey; brothers, Marlon Oscar, Larry George, Gary Warren and Ronald Lynn Dempsey; grandchildren, Rebecca, Clint, Whitney, Jeremiah, Andres, David and Christopher; great grandchildren, Kevin, Nathan, Saleen and Riley; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.