Jerry Wayne Askey, 74, a rancher, died Thursday, May 16, 2013, in Decatur.
Funeral is 1 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at Coker-Hawkins Funeral Home in Decatur with the Rev. Harold Staples officiating. Burial will follow in Eaton Cemetery, located on the Askey Ranch.
Pallbearers include Jim White, Michael White, Scott White, Tony White, Danny Guinn, Anthony Lee, Todd Hodges and Chance Davis. Honorary pallbearers include Marty Kramer, Steve Hillard, Rick Bowling, Terry North, Bill Askey and Terry Baker.
Jerry was born Oct. 22, 1938, in Decatur to Thomas Vernon and Beatrice Lou (Jobe) Askey. He married Ina Elizabeth White Dec. 27, 1957, in Ardmore, Okla. Jerry was a member of the Chisholm Trail Antique Tractor Club and the Wise County Rock and Mineral Society. He was a member of the Corinth Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Ina Askey; daughter Kathy Askey; son Jerry Askey Jr. and wife, Terri, all of Decatur; granddaughters Stephanie Guinn, Amber and Halie Askey, all of Decatur; grandson Chance Davis and wife, Traci, of Allen; great-grandchildren Kelsey Guinn of Decatur and Kaegen and Ansley Davis of Allen; one brother; and one sister.