Joshua Cody Jernigan, 28, Mt. Juliet, died Tuesday, June 4.
Josh was a 2003 graduate of Wilson Central High School and a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Morris “Bubba” and Carol Gilley; his paternal grandparents, Buford and Francis Jernigan and his uncle, Jeff Jernigan.
He is survived by: mother, Tonya (Mike Kerr) Jernigan; Father, Tommy Jernigan; son, Hayden Davis; brother, Jeremy Jernigan; sister, Jessica Jernigan; grandparents, Tommy and Angela Bradley; aunt, Tammy Love; uncles, Tracy (Tonya) Gilley, Travis Bradley and Mike (Cindy) Jernigan; nephew, Dalton Jernigan; cousins, Chris Gunter and Matt and Elijah Monroe and several other cousins; great-great aunt, Mary Helen Bass; long-time family friend, Morris Wayne Adcock.
Funeral services were Saturday, June 8 at Bond Memorial Chapel with Bro. Larry Pedigo officiating. Interment with military honors followed at Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Active pallbearers will be Jeremy Jernigan, Tracy Parsons, Jay Spivey, Mike Stansbery, Jordan Rice, Patrick Binkley, Christopher Gunter, Jr. and Morris “Mo” Adcock. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the L-Town Riders and Streetz Kingz.
Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to Tyler Cates American Legion Post #281, P.O. Box 67, Mt. Juliet, TN 37121.
Visitation was Friday and until service time Saturday at Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615)773-2663. Obit Line (615)641-2663, www.bondmemorial.com.