Harry Donald Jedlicka Jr.
Born on July 11, 1963
HARRY DONALD JEDLICKA JR.
PORT LAVACA - Harry Donald Jedlicka, Jr. (Donnie), 49, passed away on Saturday, February 16, 2013 surrounded by family and friends in Austin, Texas. He was born on July 11, 1963 in Knoxville, Tennessee to Harry Donald and Gail Sue Holt Jedlicka.
Donnie grew up in Point Comfort, Texas and graduated from Calhoun High School in Port Lavaca in 1981. After high school he joined the Navy where he served our country proudly.
Donnie was preceded in death by his father Harry Donald Jedlicka and mother Gail Sue Hill.
He is survived by his sisters and their husbands: Tammy and Ruben Hernandez of Port Lavaca, Kim and Steve Placker of Austin, Texas, Wendy and Frank Mitchell of Tampa, Florida, Amanda and Joe Bryce of Atlanta, Georgia, and brother John Wesley Jedlicka of Knoxville, Tennessee. He also leaves behind a dear friend, Ed Knaak, who cared for him for many years, as well as nephews Davy Pina, Aaron Pina, and nieces Capri Hernandez, Cydney Placker, and Raegan Placker.
Donnie or Harry as he preferred later in life, was loved by family and friends. Harry was a kind and caring person, full of conviction and passionate about sharing the love of Christ. He made many friends over the years and will be greatly missed. He was a talented singer and loved to play with and care for his cats who will also miss him dearly. He drew great comfort and support from his friends at Western Trails and his church family.
A memorial service will be held at Sunrise Community Church, 4430 Manchaca Road in Austin at 11 am on Thursday, February 21, 2013. The family will be receiving friends and relatives at a reception at the church following the service.
Condolences may be left on Harry Donald Jedlicka, Jr.'s online guest book at victoriaadvocate.com or statesman.com/obituaries.
"No more nights no more pain no more tears never crying again .he lives in the light of the risen lamb."