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JIMMY GERIDO, JR.

On Sunday, September 27, 2020, Jimmy Gerido Jr., a loving son, brother and friend passed away at age of 61.

Jimmy was born in Savannah, Georgia in 1959 to Marie S. Bowman and Jimmy (Albertha) Gerido, Sr. He graduated from Savannah High School in 1977. Jimmy attended Savannah State University for three years before joining the United States Navy. Jimmy traveled the world while in the navy serving on the newly recommission battleship USS New Jersey in the 1980’s as a radio operator on its world tour. Savannah was always home to him, Jimmy had a loving a heart for his community, he loved his family and he loved his friends. Jimmy had a servant’s heart always, always assisting others when asked for help, whether it was with his time, money or with food. He lived life to the fullest and was an avid Dallas Cowboys football fan.

Jimmy was preceded in death by a younger brother Shawn Anthony Jones twenty-three years ago on the same day. He is survived by his brothers Michael (Anita), Steven (Tonya), Rodney (Leona), Troy (Teneka), Muhammad (Loleatha), Dwan (Lynette) and a sister Sequoia (Korey), several cousins, nieces and a nephews.

The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 Wednesday afternoon, October 7, 2020, at Gamble Funeral Service – 410 Stephenson Avenue.

The funeral service will be held 2 o’clock Wednesday afternoon in the chapel of Gamble Funeral Service. Interment will be private.

Online Condolences

  1. Ms Iris says:

    Rest In Peace My Love. I’m gonna miss you so much. You’ll always be My Oreo and I’ll always be Your Kitten.
    P. S. I Love You Baby. Always!

  2. Linda Oatis Williams says:

    To the family sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you all,Oreo will be missed and God Bless.

  3. Sidney Drake says:

    Rest in peace my brother you’re going to be missed

  4. James, Krystal, and Miss Madison says:

    Mr Jimmy you will forever be missed and loved by your neighbors. I remember the last time we saw you and you were thanking God for saving my life. You were such a kind soul and respectful to the females of our house. May you peacefully rest in the arms of our Lord

  5. Rosalynn Tanksley says:

    Prayers and condolences extended to the family and friends of Jimmy. He was always such a nice guy and will be missed. Rest well by Blue Jacket classmate. c/o 77

  6. Lillian/ Bally says:

    To the family of Jimmy,aka- Oreo, Doe, the lovely one, man you are aleady missed, remembering the 4 of us were more than neighbors, but more as family,Doe got Ballee on with him as coworkers, from that all of us got closer than ever from that time on, so many memories.Doe always was willing to offer a helping hand, he was kind and good friend.To the family / Iris, who he loved more than life itself.Look to the hills, trust God, may he strengthen ypu not just now, in your time of sorrow, but in all the times to come.Doe take your rest, we all.love you , but God loves you best.❤.- Ballee/ Lillian.

  7. TONY MASSEY says:

    God bless the family at this time I met jimmy in high school Savannah High what a great friend he was and his family my prayers are up for him and his family God continue to bless this family

  8. Virgie Robinson says:

    “The Lovely One”, “The Only One”!!!!. May You “RIP”. To the family , I’m sending my Prayers and Condolences. “GOD” DON’T MAKE MISTAKES “. You will truly be missed, but not forgotten, My Condolences and Prayers, Goes Out To The Family. Love You

  9. PastorRubbeanuion Grant says:

    My Sincere sympathy to the family for the lost of your Loved one Brother Gerido Jr. He was a kind and talented gentleman. May his soul Rest In Peace. God Bless His Family is my Prayers in this their time of sorrow.

  10. Johnnie Wright says:

    To the family my condolences he will be missed, he was a good friend!!

  11. Judy Stewart says:

    Doe you are truly going to be missed. I remember all the fun we used to have at your house. Me you and my cousin Timmy Ford your ride-a-die. We love and miss you so much. You are in a better place with the Lord. This is like a dream to me. We were just together at the store playing our numbers. . You will never be forgotten. Sleep take your rest we all love you, but God loves you best. Prayers are going up and coming down for the family of such a wonderful person. Thank you for sharing him with us. ❤️

  12. Thomas Chaney says:

    To the family!
    My condolences to all the family. My brother will surely be missed . I have very fond memories of Doe, he had a big heart for other people. He was my high school comrade and we ran hard together. We’ll meet again on the other side of glory . Family ‘ May the Lord Bless you and keep you, may His light shine upon you and give you peace during this time of bereavement. ‘

    TC

  13. peter Thompson says:

    Rest in peace my brother always class of 77.lord bless the family

  14. Donnie Bell says:

    Rest In Peace my Blue Jacket teammate. God bless you’re family. Jimmy always gave it all and was a good man.

  15. Yvonne Mciver says:

    Rest in peace my classmate. The Lord makes no mistakes so take your rest. We gonna miss you.

  16. Samantha Hazzard says:

    R.I.H. Mr Doe from the Hazzard Family. He was a loving neighbor and #1 Dallas fan. He will be missed… Aka “The Lovely One”!!!! Rest up my boy ❤❤❤

  17. Renee Erwin & Danny Campbell says:

    our prayers and condolences are with the family. You will truly be missed. Very fond memories I will cherish walking the hallways of the mighty SHS. And of course those parties back in the day. RiH my friend

  18. Harriett Hill says:

    Condolences are extended to the Gerdio family. May God embrace you in his arms for such a time as this and may you find comfort in the fondest memories of your love one Jimmy. RIP classmate & friend.

  19. Natasha Garvin says:

    My deepest condolences to Gerido Family…Jimmy will truly be missed by all the residents in 1300 Block of Waldburg Street. As he called himself “Jimmy The Lovely One.”An avid diehard Cowboy’s Fan, we hadhad several arguments about my Falcon’s and his Cowboy’s…but only love arguments Good Fun. Jimmy truly be missed, he knew my kitchen caught on fire be brought me paint, he knew I was in house quarantine with positive COVID-19 he brought sodas. If he was your friend you knew it…I am glad he was my friend and I his. Lovely One take your Rest In Power. I can’t be there to say Good bye in the physical but my heart and spirit with his family and so many friends all my Big Bruhs I lift you all today that God strengthen you all his Bruthers from other mother’s and father’s blood couldn’t make them all closer.

  20. Gwendolyn James says:

    So sorry to hear about Jimmy just remembering how loved he was by everyone will bring us comfort. Class of 7T6 & Blue Jackets 4Life

  21. Mark Hendricks says:

    Jimmy, was a great person to know and play football with. We spent many days on that nasty Savannah High Football practice field.
    RIP BLUE JACKET.

  22. Victoria /Juwan McKine Sr says:

    To the family of Jimmy Gerido, we pray your continued peace. and strength during this time of your loss of a wonderful, funny and caring love one, Jimmy.

  23. Sylvia Emerson-Lee says:

    My sincere condolences to the Gerido and Bowman family. May God bless you with “a peace that is beyond all understanding” during this time of bereavement. I continue to cherish my friendship with Jimmy from our years at Shuman Jr. High, Savannah High, to joyfully embarrassing each other whenever our paths crossed visiting Savannah over the years. I will miss your joyful smile and kind heart; yet, I cherish the memories of knowing your gentle spirit. Rest easy Jimmy.

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