Apr 24, 2020

Sylvester Jerome “Jerry” Giles of Hendersonville died Friday, April 24, 2020.
He was born Aug. 2, 1945, in New York City, a son of the late Laura Weidemann and Sylvester J. “Lester” Giles.
He grew up in New Jersey and moved to North Carolina in the mid-1970s.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by two brothers, Martin Weidemann and John Craig: and a niece, Dawn Lucas.
He is survived by a daughter, Jessica Kelly Giles Alderete of Hendersonville; a son, Zachary M Giles of East Flat Rock; two sisters, Joan Craig of Meridian, Idaho, and Lorraine Gola of Manchester, New Jersey; two grandsons, Cael Alderete of Roswell, New Mexico, and Josiah Snipes of Hendersonville; several nieces and nephews; and two special friends, C.K. Perkins of Riverdale, New Jersey, and Tim Gibson of Hendersonville.
No service will be held.
Condolence cards may be sent to the family at www.jacksonfuneralservice.com or to Po Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.