Jerry McCalpin, Sr.


RED BAY, AL – Jerry Donald “Dewdrop” McCalpin, Sr., died Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Northside Health Care in Gadsden, AL. He was born in Franklin County, AL                          to Gillie McCalpin and Samantha Brooks McCalpin who preceded him in death.  He was a truck driver.

Services will be Tuesday, December 5, 2 p.m. at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel, Red Bay, AL with Bro. Robert Wood officiating.  Burial will be in Dempsey Cemetery.  Deaton Funeral Home, Red Bay, AL will be in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include three children – Shonnia Lancaster of Red Bay, AL, Jana McCalpin of Belmont, MS and Jerry McCalpin, Jr. of Burnsville, MS; four grandchildren-LaTasha Palmer, Brandy Brooks, Gavin Vick and Keira Pharr; three great-grandchildren-Kayeden Palmer, Kooper Sumner and Nicholas Palmer and two sisters-Phyllis Johnson (Ray) and Renae Sparks.  

Pallbearers will be Gavin Vick, Shane Hammett, Ray Johnson, Nick Clearman and Wayne Brooks.

Visitation will be Monday, December 4, 6-9 p.m. at Deaton Funeral Home, Red Bay, AL.