Sherman-Jerry Lynn Pike, 68yrs, passed away August 13, 2016 at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. A memorial service will be held Friday 1pm August 19, 2016 at Waldo Funeral Home in Sherman. Rev. Alan Mattingly will officiate.
Jerry was born March 31, 1948 in Olney, TX, to the late Fred Pike and Ella (Phelps) Pike. Jerry married Laura (Shrum) Keen on August 10, 2001 in Las Vegas, NV. Jerry graduated from North Texas University. He taught Jr. High at Callisburg, TX early in his career and went on to work in social services in the fields of youth and geriatrics.
Jerry enjoyed playing golf, watching the Dallas Cowboys, The Texas Rangers. He loved horse racing and gaming. One of his favorite memories was getting the opportunity to shake hands with former Governor Mike Huckabee of Arkansas. In his free time Jerry liked to read sports biographies.
Jerry is survived by his wife, Laura Jane Pike of Sherman; step son, John Keen and wife Amy of Savoy, TX, step daughter, Kim Banks and husband Jason of Bonham, TX; Brother, Freddie Pike and wife Joyce of Tucson, AZ; niece, Lisa Echols and husband Steve of Carrolton, TX; grand children, Taylor and Cole Keen of Savoy, TX and Hunter and Emily Banks of Bonham, TX; great nephew, Cade Waite; and many other extended family members.
The online register can be signed at www.waldofuneralhome.com
Published on August 15, 2016