Jerry Theodore Cypress, Jr.
- June 1, 1939 - November 12, 2012
- Ravenel, South Carolina
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“Chief Jerry will always be in my heart. He is a good man and he loved and looked after his firefighters. I remember a 3 story house fire on Pitt St....Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Captain Roger Yow CFD Retired - SC
“Jerry was kind, careing and giving. Forever helpful to everyone. If he caould he would. He loved his family and he loved his animals. I am happy to...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Alice Creel - Summerville, SC
“When Jerry decided to do something there was no stopping him. He decided the fence in Moms' back yard needed fixing so he brought everything needed...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Bill and Pam Ragland - Charleston, SC
“Sylvia and family
We were so sorry to hear about Jerry. Please know you are all in our thoughts and prayers. We have a lot of fond memories with you...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Tommy and Carolyn Finch - SC
Chief Jerry Theodore Cypress, Jr., 73, of Ravenel, South Carolina, husband of Sylvia Hooks Cypress entered into eternal rest Monday, November 12, 2012. A Funeral Service will be held Friday, November 16, 2012 in the Pincecrest Baptist Church, 1285 Ashley Hall Road at 11:30 am. Interment, Live Oak Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Thursday in J. HENRY STUHR WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Jerry was born June 1, 1939 in Charleston, South Carolina, son of Jerry Theodore Cypress and Anne Easterling Cypress. He was a retired Batallion Chief with Charleston City Fire Department and was employed with Charleston Public Works for eighteen years, Jerry was a member of the South Carolina State Firefighters Association and the Charleston Street Rod Association.He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Sylvia Cypress of Ravenel; son, Jerry Theodore Cypress, III of James Island; daughter, Maria C. Kingston (Christopher) of Charleston; grandchildren, Jonathan Kingston, Nicole Kingston, Tiffany Kingston and Braxton Cypress.The family requests memorials may be made to Pinecrest Baptist Church, "Roof Fund" 1285 Ashley Hall Road, Charleston, SC 29407.