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Timmy Joe Gurley February 10, 1948 – January 27, 2021

Celebration of Life

Beloved husband, father, papa, great-grandpa, brother, pastor, coach and friend. Timmy Joe Gurley was entered into rest on January 27. Tim was born to parents Boyd and Adella Gurley in Burbank, California on February 10, 1948.

Tim and his wife Jeanne were married March 27, 1965, in Las Vegas, Nevada. They have been residents of Tehachapi for 45 years and together they raised five children.

Tim was a building inspector and a local contractor until his retirement. He served the Lord through many ministries throughout his life. Tim enjoyed worship, music, fishing, hunting and baseball. He was a wonderful husband, Father, Papa and friend to all. 

Tim was preceded in death by parents Adella and Boyd Gurley; wife, Jeanne Gurley; son, Timmy Joe Gurley, Jr .; daughter, Ann Medovitch; and brother, Andrew Jackson Gurley. Survived by children, Chris Lee, Alicia and Rick Scott, Tommy and Jennifer Gurley, Betty and Marty Perez, Deana Borromeo, Joe Woolley, and Ronnie Melton; Grandchildren, Terra Lee, Sarah Lee, Andrew and Mariah Tafolla, Drea and Troy Doughty, Mickaela and Phil Fleener, Tyler Gurley and Emma Gurley, Kyle Perez and Ashlee Palmer, Emerald Perez and Chris Kincaid, Dakota Medovitch, Kirsten Medovitch; Great-Grandchildren, Jaden, Samuel, Gage, Cali, Rillie, Payton, Paisley, Colt, Jayden, Joel, Bo and Eastin; siblings, Betty Townsend, Eva Gurley and Terry Gurley. 

Tim will be always loved, never forgotten and forever missed. 

A Memorial Service was held on February 18, at 11 a.m. at Calvary Chapel Church located at 15719 Highline Road, Tehachapi.

God grant me the serenity to accept things

I cannot change,

the courage to change things I can,

and the wisdom to know the difference.

Wood Family Funeral Service, Inc. has been entrusted with his care. For condolences, please visit http://www.woodmortuary.net.

Wood Family Funeral Service requires guests to practice social distancing and face masks/covering are highly recommended.