Homer Richard Jolly

August 28, 1931 - February 6, 2017


Homer Richard Jolly,  85, passed on Monday,  February 6, 2017. 

He was a true southern gentleman.  

Homer was born August 28, 1931 in Collinsville, Alabama to Frank and Dorothy Jolly. 

He had three brothers, J.R. Jolly (deceased), Robert Joseph Jolly (deceased), and Eddie Jolly, who resides in Fort Pierce, Florida. 

His father passed away in 1942, and he later moved to Florida, where he met his wife and was married in 1956 to Margaret Eva Fretwell, who passed away in June of 2007. 

He had three children, Homer Richard Jolly, Jr.(deceased), David Mark Jolly (deceased), and Brenda Jolly Castilleja, husband Milton Castilleja, Jr., who resides in Sonora. 

Homer moved to Sonora in 1983, where he worked in construction, and later for the City of Sonora. He also leased Buster's R.V. Park for 10-years before retiring. 

Homer was a Christian man who loved his family and his community. He spent his last few years in Ozona at the Care Center, where he was taken very good care of. They weren't just his caregivers, they were his family. He loved them all very much. We will miss him dearly, but now he can finally be with his dear wife again. We are sure they are smiling down on us now with many blessings and comfort. 

Homer is survived by many nieces and nephews, and many friends he has known throughout the years. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Sabrina Hines of Fort Pierce, FL., Michael Shane Jolly of Port St. Lucie, FL., Jerrad M. Solis of Midland, Jesse R. Solis of Sonora, and his adopted granddaughter, Jessica Borrego of Ozona. He is also survived by his great-grandchildren, Lumidee Rae Solis, Jesse Richard Solis, Jr., Beau Ryan Solis, Jocelyn Solis, and Caleb Solis. 

Homer lived his life as a simple man, but one who believed in God and his family. We will miss his stories and his laughter.

Thank you to the staff at Crockett County Care Center, who made his final days memorable. Thank you all for the hard work and wonderful care you gave him. He loved you all dearly. God be with you all.

A memorial service will be held Friday, February 10, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. in the Love Funeral Home Chapel.