Jerry Dean Postell, age 77, of Andrews, NC, went to be home with the Lord on August 27, 2021. He was a native of the Red Marble community, a graduate of Andrews High School, and a member of Red Marble Baptist Church.
Jerry was born on October 23, 1943. He was the son of the late Marvin and Grace Postell. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Ray Postell, a sister, Kathy Sue Postell, an infant brother, brother-in-law, Larry west, and his niece, Donna Roper.
Jerry is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Beverly Nelms Postell; a son Jason Postell and Wife Amy of Robbinsville, NC; a daughter Katy Postell Dearth and husband Bryan of Highlands, NC; grandchildren, Reece Postell (Morgan), Locklie Postell (Dillan), J.J. Postell, and Corena Dearth; and great granddaughter, Mila Postell.
He also left behind his brothers and sisters; Mildred Trantham (L.M) of Rising Sun, MD, Helen West; Lonnie Postell (Martha), Otis Postell, and sister-in-law Shirley Postell- all of Andrews, NC.
Jerry had many nieces and nephews that were special to him.
Many will remember Jerry as a friend, a coach, or a boss from Stanley Furniture.
Everyone knew he loved to hunt and fish, he loved sports (especially Tar Heel basketball), he loved camping and spending time with his family. His grandchildren were his pride and joy. Jerry loved people, and he enjoyed life.
Although he will be dearly missed on this earth, he is now living his best life, in heaven, with his Lord and Savior.
Memorial services will be held on Sunday, September 5,2021 at Red Marble Baptist Church in Andrews, NC. The family will receive friends beginning at 2:00 PM, followed by a memorial service at 3:00 PM.
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