Jerome James Bollom

Jerome James Bollom, 81, of Copperas Cove, TX passed away Monday, Dec. 28, 2020 at his home with his family.

He was born Dec. 20, 1939 in Corpus Christi, TX to Jerry and Madalyn Bollom. Jerome attended Texas A&I where he met the love of his life Joann Huntsinger. Together they had three children. He was a long-time employee of Celanese Chemical Company in Bishop, Texas. He worshiped our Lord and Savior through music, playing guitar for Saint Gertrude’s Catholic Church in Kingsville, Texas for over 40 years. After retirement, Jerome and Joann moved to Copperas Cove, TX to be closer to their children. Where they made Holy Family Catholic Church their new place of worship.

Jerome is preceded in death by his parents, one sister Carolyn McDaniel and two brothers Gene and Freddy Bollom. Survivors include Marjorie Joann Bollom, one daughter Bernadine Wagner, two sons Jeff and Michael Bollom, one son in law Jeff Wagner and two daughter-in-laws Melody and Judy Bollom. Jerome was also blessed with seven grandsons and one granddaughter.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Family Catholic Church in Copperas Cove, TX. Due to Covid we ask that everyone social distance and wear a mask at the service. There will be no wake after the service. A burial memorial will be held at Cenizo Hill Cemetery in Mathis, TX. at a later date.

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Jerome was such a delight to be around with. We did shift work together at Celanese and had plenty of time during the night shifts to talk. Especially if our common faith in Christ. He loves the Lord and his church. He was a talented guitarist and contributed that in worship at mass. He was a doer. I appreciate to have known him and have desires to see him in eternity with our Lord Jesus.

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