Jerry Lee Maney, Jr., 21, aka “The Mortician”, of 176 Spirit Mountain Road, Dillsboro, NC, passed away unexpectedly at his residence Tuesday, August 9, 2011. He was an avid professional wrestler for Full Momentum Wrestling and had been in the pro wrestling business for ten years this past July. He was trained by Mr. Chuck Justice of Sylva, NC whom Jerry loved as a friend and trainer and looked up to as a father figure.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Jessie A. Maney, Sr.; maternal grandparents, Johnson Sequoyah and Bobbie Cucumber Sequoyah.
He is survived by his mother, Kina Elaine (Slugg) Lossie of the home; and by his father, Jerry Lee Maney, Sr. of Goose Creek; a brother, Johnson Lloyd Sequoyah of Cherokee; and a sister, Beth Maney Click. He is also survived by many cousins whom he loved like brothers and sisters, Booger, Stacy, Deeni, and (Rat) Mike Walkingstick, Jr., and one beloved nephew, Blake Lloyd Sequoyah, and beloved aunt, Liz Sequoyah.
The family will receive friends on August 12, 2011 from 12pm until 3pm at the Long House Funeral Home Chapel. The memorial service will follow at 3pm in the chapel and will be officiated by the Rev. James “Bo” Parris and Rev. Billy Ketcherson.
Long House Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.