Gary Wayne Jernigan, Jr.

Gary Wayne Jernigan, Jr.

August 4, 2022, 31, Goldsboro –

Gary Wayne Jernigan, Jr., known to his family and closest friends as “Little Gary,” passed away early Thursday morning, August 4, 2022, at his home. He was 31 years of age.

Little Gary was employed as a mechanic at Paul’s Tire and Service Center.

He is survived by his fiance, Sarah Smith, of the home; his children, Harvey Eugene Jernigan of the home, and Shelby Plummer of Winston-Salem; step-children, Aubrey Moyers and Alannah Moyers, both of the home; his mother, Debbie Lynn Holmes Howard and her husband, Tim Howard, of Grantham; his father, Gary W. Jernigan of Dudley; a sister, Melonie Jernigan Dillard and companion, Matthew Grady, of Grantham; nieces, Riley Jernigan and Kaylee Dillard; several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

His grandparents were the late Harvey S. and Peggy Lane Jernigan, Willard “Buddy” Holmes, and Linda Price Holmes.

A gathering for family and friends to remember Little Gary’s life will be Sunday, August 7, at 5 p.m. at the home of Debbie and Tim Howard, 3202 U.S. Highway 13 South, Goldsboro, NC in the Grantham community.