809 La Clede Street, Bellmead, TX 76705

Gerald Lee Sterling
November 23, 1961 - September 9, 2022

Gerald Lee Sterling

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Gerald Lee Sterling passed away Friday, September 9, 2022.

Services will be 10:00 am Friday, September 16, 2022 at Bellmead Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Thursday, September 15, 2022 at the funeral home. Burial will be at Gholson Cemetery in Gholson, Texas.

Gerald was born November 23, 1961 in Waco, Texas to William Paul and Patsy Ruth (Eastwood) Sterling. He attended Gholson Schools and graduated from West High School in 1980. After graduation he attended Texas State Technical College and received his Pilot License. He and his father operated Sterling Ditching Services until 1985. He worked at Lindsey Construction for over 25 years and then at A Pac for several years until retiring. After retirement he operated a lawn service and enjoyed working on old trucks.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his children, Kerri Walpole and her husband, Jason, Jeremy Sterling and his wife, Stephanie, and William Sterling; his sisters, Gena Sterling Cunningham and Paula Sterling; his grandchildren, Savannah and Jaycie Walpole, Alyssa, Braden, Brailey, and Cooper Sterling; numerous nieces and nephews, family, and loved ones including Keith Monroe and Debbie Blount.

Pallbearers will be Glenn Eastwood, Nick Eastwood, Clayton Eastwood, Kim Barnes, Doug Benedict, and Darrell Carpenter . Honorary pallbearers will be Ron McCartney, and Robert Tate and Jacob Barnes.

Thursday, September 15, 2022
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Bellmead Funeral Home
809 La Clede Street
Bellmead, TX  76705
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Friday, September 16, 2022
10:00 am
Bellmead Funeral Home
809 LaClede
Waco, TX  76705
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Gholson Cemetery
Gholson Rd.
Gholson Rd., TX  76705
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  1. Linda charanza
    Gerald I'm. So sorry you will be missed I was in the hospital you are a angle now
  2. Randy Meisell
    Great guy and a hard worker. Enjoyed talking to him. He will be missed by many. God's speed home my friend
  3. Stephanie Oneal
    My friend you will be missed very much...thank u for all the lessons u taught me...and the good times we had. I won't forget u, til we see each other again
  4. Pam vrba
    Sorry for your loss.we will keep all of you in our thoughts and prayers
  5. Joe and Janet McCartney
    We love you and you will be missed dearly.

    With deepest sympathy,
    Joe and Janet
  6. Kristi Butts
    Gerald, you so be missed so much. Thank you for all you did while being here on this earth. Now the Lord has a special angel in heaven.

    Lifting the family up in special prayers.
    God bless,
    Kristi Butts
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