William “Billy” Edward Tarry, Jr., 55

Tarry, William











William “Billy” Edward Tarry, Jr., 55, passed away Friday,
December 11, 2015. He was born January 29, 1960 in Jacksonville, FL and
had lived here all of his life. Billy was also known as “Wild Bill”, was a
graduate of Victory Christian Academy class of 1978 and was an avid
outdoorsman who loved hunting, fishing and beholding the beauty of nature.
He loved his family, loved music, to sing and sharing the love of God with
those he met. Billy never met a stranger and always left them with a
smile. He was a very helpful, caring and a selfless man when it came to
someone in need and always put others needs in front of his own. Billy was
predeceased by his stepfather, Tom Barnes; paternal and maternal
grandparents. Survivors include his high school sweetheart and wife of
35&1/2 years, Sharon Burnsed Tarry, who he married June 28, 1980; son,
Kyle Tarry;mother, Martha Barnes; father,William Tarry; brother, Kevin Barnes (Angie);
sisters, Rhonda Yoder (Gregg),Karen Davis (Jon); step sister,
Jennifer Apple; sister in laws, GinnyMilheim, Brenda Daugherty,
Carolyn Davis; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and

Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 17 at 6pm at
North Jacksonville Baptist Church, 8531 North Main St 32218, where he was
a member, with Rev. Bill Tyler officiating. Interment will follow by
cremation. The family will receive friends on Thursday beginning at 4pm at
the church. Arrangements are under the direction of Cedar Bay Funeral
Home, 714-1110.