Jerry L. McBrayer, 74, of Summerton, SC, went to be with his Heavenly Father Thursday, March 23, 2017 with his loving family by his side.
Jerry was born August, 23, 1942 in Birmingham, Alabama, the son of Archie McBrayer and Claire Baldin McBrayer. At a young age, Jerry’s family relocated to South Carolina. He was an Auto Mechanic who was passionate about his trade. He will be remembered for his many projects and his vast knowledge of just about everything. He was a wonderful grandfather to his three grandchildren, who will miss the adventures and the sweet-natured teasing of their Papa. His family will dearly miss his playful spirit and his daily scheduled phone calls.
In addition to his parents, Jerry was recently pre-deceased by his sister, Barbara Whitaker.
He is survived by his children, JoAnna McBrayer and Kenneth McBrayer (Judy); grandchildren, Hunter McBrayer, Tessa McBrayer, Kynlee McBrayer and the newest addition to arrive in September. He also leaves his sisters, Peggy Holland, Sue Turner (Leon) and Sherrie Kuhn (Kevin); brother, Kenneth McBrayer (Annette); his long-time companion, Esther Brown; his dear friend Raymond Cook (Michelle) and a host of cousins, other family and friends.
There will be a memorial service at Santee Circle Community Church, 1258 N Highway 52, Moncks Corner, SC 29461 at 12:30 p.m. with a private graveside service to follow.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider a donation to Santee Circle’s upcoming mission trip to Honduras to provide medical care and basic amenities to children in need. Jerry accompanied his son, Kenneth, to Honduras in 2005 and delivered aid to an orphanage and families in the community they served. He was fulfilled by his time there and had dreams of returning.
Arrangements are entrusted to Palmetto Cremation Society, Charleston, SC. Condolences may be made at www.palmettocremationsociety.com