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Jerry D. Prince

Jerry D. Prince, 63, of Tarpon Springs, died July 25th at his residence with his family by his side. Born in Tulare, California, he served his country in the Marine Corps, was a platform manager for an oil refinery and was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He will be buried at Bay Pines National Cemetery with full Marine Corps Honors by the Marine Corps League. He is survived by his wife, Sujuan Pan, his mother, Ruth Prince, his son Austin, his daughter, “She” Varney, brother, Larry Walters and his sister, Pamela Gail Taylor. Memorial services will be 9:30 am Friday, August 9, 2019, at Bay Pines National Cemetery. Friends are invited back to the church for fellowship after the service. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Jerry’s name to Empath Hospice. Friends and family are invited to share a memory at

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  • Ruth Prince says:

    My son, I will miss you from now to we meet again. I love you forever. Mom

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  • Marc Allison says:

    Jerry, you will be missed. Your continued support and kind words were always appreciated. Thank you again for lending us your son for a few years and doing suck a great job in raising him. God bless!

  • Candy Baker says:

    Jerry, I’m so glad I got to know you. You are one of the kindest, caring, considerate people I’ve ever met. I love that you and Donnie did a ‘guy thing’ with that car ride. Both of you enjoyed that tremendously. We will all be together before you know it, and what a better neighborhood for all of us. I love ya man. Thanks for just being you. You did make the world a better place. You are a fine example of manhood and of serving our wonderful country. I surely hated the pain you were in there at the last, but aren’t things beautiful now?! Don’t worry about your Mom, I’ll watch out over her, much to her dismay. See ya soon.

  • Barbara Hartley says:

    I am so glad I got to spend time with you last time you were in Missouri. You were always loving and kind. I am proud to be your aunt Barb. You will be missed so very much I love you Jerry Walters Prince

  • Lisa Newboles says:

    Sending prayers to the family and our condolences so sorry for ur loss. The Newboles Family

  • Larry walters says:

    To my big brother who meant so much to me . It wasn’t easy just to try and be like you; I always looked up to you and I know I could never be the man you were, but you sure kept me on my toes. I will surely miss you . You know you left an impact on my life for the better and I’m already missing our phone calls we shared and all the wisdom you tried to bestow in me. The only thing that makes me smile about you now is knowing you are in a better place. I love you brother and miss you and will see you again I know. God bless.

  • Russ Gibbs says:

    Jerry was a great American and a trusted friend. We meet at Lakewood in 6th grade. Stayed in contact till he pass. Rest In Peace my friend.

  • Danny and Brenda Mallard says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you, we are so sorry for your loss. 💙

  • JIm Rudolph says:

    Mrs. Prince,

    It was so nice to meet you. I wish that I had gotten to know Jerry after hearing you talk about him. What a good mom you have been! It is an honor for us to help you with your son’s Marine Corps Honors ceremony.