Jerry was born on November 25, 1947 in Paris, Tx. He was the son of Leo and Margie Dockray. Jerry attended Paris Schools where he played basketball and ran track and Paris Junior College until he was drafted into the Army. He was blessed to marry the love of his life, Rhonda Allen before he left for Vietnam. He faithfully served his country in Vietnam until he was injured in battle.
He and his wife Rhonda were members at Novice Baptist Church. He was a man of many talents which allowed him to do many things, such as insulation, building campers, and was a natural horseman. He enjoyed rodeoing with his kids and golf in his later years.
Jerry is survived by his wife of 54 years, Rhonda Allen Dockray, Tyler, TX, daughter LaRonna Brown and husband, Tim Brown, of Tyler, TX, daughter Toni Baker and husband Jason Baker of Bairdstown, TX and son Tobye Dockray and wife Tandra Dockray of Sulphur Springs, TX. Other survivors include his grandchildren, Jarod Brown and wife Jordan of Tampa, FL, Tanner Brown of Tyler, TX, Jessalyn Larson of Whitehouse, TX, Brittney Baker of Bairdstown, TX, Jaci Eaves and husband Dalton of Bairdstown, TX, Bronc Dockray of Chickadee, OK, Taelyn and Talynn Dockray of Cloudy, OK.
Each of his grandchildren are Honorary Pallbearers.
Jerry’s caring heart and loving spirit will be greatly missed by all.
A memorial Service will be Tuesday, November 22, 2022 at Novice Baptist Church in Novice, Tx. Visitation will be at 11 followed by the funeral service at 12.