Jerry Dale Baity, 76, of Stony Point, passed away May 19, 2018 at Gordon Hospice House in Statesville.
Jerry was born January 26, 1942, in Alexander County, son of the late Rev. Homer and Mattie Reavis Baity. He was employed by the NC Dept. of Transportation for 32 years. He was a member of Mt. Nebo Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy; a daughter, Pamela Baity Stikeleather; three brothers, Atwell Baity, Larry Baity, and Jimmy Arnold Baity; and two sisters, Betty Baity Reese and Catherine Baity Hamby.
Jerry is survived by a daughter, Peggy Baity Wike of Taylorsville; a son-in-law, Lynn C. Stikeleather; two brothers, Bill Baity, Sr. and wife Betty of Statesville, and Donald Baity and wife Clara of Taylorsville; four grandchildren, Steven Stikeleather and fiancée Laura Fredell of Taylorsville, and Jeri, Mattie and Jacob Wike of Taylorsville; and three great-grandchildren, Dawsyn, Jaxton and Kynleigh Stikeleather, all of Taylorsville.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at Mt. Nebo Baptist Church, 2600 Old Mt. Road, Hiddenite, NC 28636. Rev. Brian Eades and Rev Tommy Lambert will officiate. The family will receive friends from 3:00 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. prior to the service. Burial will follow in Mt Nebo Baptist Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28626.
Condolences may be e-mailed to the Baity Family by visiting our website at www.chapmanfuneralhome.com.
Chapman Funeral Home is assisting the family of Jerry Baity.