Burial services with honors for Jerry Allen Guillote, 66, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 29, 2012, at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 30, at Friendship United Methodist Church near Davilla. There will also be a memorial service held at a later date in New Jersey.
Mr. Guillote died Thursday, June 15, at his home.
He was born April 3, 1946, in Port Arthur to Leroy Joseph and Josephine Muriel (Pope) Guillote.
Mr. Guillote grew up in the Tracy community near Rockdale.
He served in the U.S. Navy from 1963 to 1967 during the Vietnam War.
After being honorably discharged, he lived in New Jersey and Virginia.
Mr. Guillote worked as a manufacturing supervisor for DeLaval Condenser in Florence, New Jersey.
In 2008, he moved back to the Tracy community.
He married Terri Schletter on May 2, 2009, in Thorndale.
Mr. Guillote was a member of Friendship United Methodist Church.
He enjoyed gardening, deep sea fishing, traveling and spending time near the beach. He was also an avid domino player.
Mr. Guillote was preceded in death by his father, Leroy Guillote.
Survivors are his wife, Terri Guillote of the Tracy community; a son, John Guillote and wife Becca of Alaska; two daughters, Danielle Melican and husband Sean of Bordentown, New Jersey, Anna Guillote of Marion, North Carolina; a stepdaughter, Jen Greco of Medford, New Jersey; his mother, Josephine Guillote of the Tracy community; six brothers, Leroy Guillote Jr. and wife Faye of Sevierville, Tennessee, James Guillote and wife Sheila of Daytona Beach, Florida, John Guillote of Chester, South Carolina, Harry Guillote and wife Pat of Temple, Charles Guillote and wife Laura of Georgetown, Richard Guillote and wife Jane of Longview; two sisters, Beth Brooks and husband Jack of Taylor, Susan Mulford and husband Donald of Temple; and three grandchildren, Ashlyn, Michael and Matthew.