Jerry Dove

September 9, 2018


Jerry Dove
Dateline: Tryon, NC

Jerry Dove, 97, was born in Boyce, Virginia son of a very long line of professional horsemen.  He went to work in a hunt stable at the age of 14.  He joined the US Air Force and served for 4 years during WWII.  He was discharged in Hawaii where he stayed for 4 years.  He had a short career as a jockey in CA racetracks.  He retired from Old English Rancho after 27 years.

A road whip for GCG for many years, until in his late 90's, Jerry was a dedicated member of the Green Creek Hounds and an excellent horseman.

He is survived by his wife, Joan MacIntyre Dove and his step daughter, Jana Hinely.

The family will have a private service at a later date.


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