Jerry D. Hargrove
Dec. 10, 1939 - Dec. 5, 2017
Jerry D. Hargrove, 77, of Moody, passed away at home on Tuesday, December 5, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, December 9, at the First Baptist Church, at 300 Avenue E in Moody, with Dr. Tom Shelton officiating. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Friday, December 8, at Cole Funeral Home Chapel, at 304 8th Street, in Moody.
Jerry was born on December 10, 1939, at Hillcrest Hospital in Waco. He graduated from Bruceville-Eddy High School in 1958, and, after a 13 year career at KCEN TV, went on to complete his B.S. in Education from Mary Hardin Baylor University, and his Master's Degree from Texas A&M University. During his 25 years in the educational field, he impacted the lives of many as a coach, a teacher, and as an administrator.
Married to Joan Goode, of Moody, since 1960, Jerry enjoyed traveling in his motor home, playing golf and dominos, watching sports, and was a loving father to three children and six grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, F.L. and Cleo Day Hargrove; and brother, C.L. "Buddy" Hargrove.
Survivors include his wife, Joan; sister, Peggy Stewart, of Bruceville, Texas; daughters, Janet Miller and husband, Mike, of Villa Hills, Kentucky, and Dana Hargrove of Pflugerville, Texas; son, Scott Hargrove and wife, Amy, of Round Rock, Texas; and grandchildren, Josh, Matt, and Lauren Miller, Loren Torres, and Wyatt and Emory Hargrove.
"A limb has fallen from the family tree that says grieve not for me. Remember the best times, the laughter, the song, the good life I lived when I was strong." Author Unknown