JERNIE B. "JB"
BAKER, FL. - Jernie B. "JB" Deese of Baker, FL, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at his residence of heart failure.
He was born January 6, 1934 in Andalusia, AL to the late Franklin A. and Nancy A. (Morrison) Deese and has been a resident of the area for 19 years moving there from Bartow, FL.
JB retired as a Tire Re-capper for Davis Bandage in Dundee, FL after 30 years. He was a gentle, loving man whom really enjoyed Nascar, Dale Earnhardt, fishing and football with gardening being his favorite passion. He loved his family unconditionally and will be missed deeply by everyone who knew him. He was a member of the Milligan Assembly of God.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Andrew and Earl Gene Deese.
Survivors include his wife of 21 years, Nancy M. Deese; daughter, Lisa L. Gill and husband Danny of Lake Wales; step daughter, Rachel Bulman and husband Jason of Lakeland; son, Darrel Jay Deese and wife Lee Anne of Auburndale; step sons, Michael Aycock of Auburndale, Mark Aycock of Lakeland; sisters, Beatrice Spence of Crestview, Jewel Boutwell of Crestview, Pat Beasley and husband Winston of Baker, FL; 8 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Monday, November 4, 2013 at Brackney Funeral Home with interment being held at Beda Baptist Church Cemetery in Wing, Alabama.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.marionnelsonfuneralhome.com