Gerald A. "Jerry" BYLAND(1936 - 2012)


Gerald "Jerry" Allen Byland, 76 of Ludlow, passed away on November 16, 2012, surrounded by his family. He was Manager of Avis Car Sales off Burlington Pike and worked many years for Tri-County Volkswagon. Jerry was a member of Ludlow Christian Church where he was the organist for many years and a founding member of the Matchmakers Band where he played for many local events. His parents owned and operated Mrs. O'Dorsey's Candy Shop in Ludlow and their hand dipped candy was shipped all over the United States. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dorcy and Pearl Byland, daughters, Jennifer Shaw and Mary Byland. Jerry is survived by his children; Abby Byland, Gary Byland, Timothy (Laura) Byland, Hannah Byland, and Elizabeth Byland; brother, Ronald (Joyce) Byland; 5 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren; and his former wives, Jeanne Wartman Hager and Penny Day. Visitation is Sunday, November 18, 2012 from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM with Service on Monday, November 19, 2012 at 9:30 AM all in Ronald B. Jones Funeral Home, 316 Elm Street, Ludlow, KY 41016. Interment in Hebron Lutheran Cemetery, Hebron, KY. Memorials are suggested to St. Elizabeth Hospice, 483 South Loop Road, Edgewood, KY 41017 who's dedicated staff provided Jerry and his family with kindness, love, and support. Ronald B. Jones Funeral Home serving the family. Online condolences to
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Published in the Kentucky Enquirer from Nov. 17 to Nov. 18, 2012