Gerald Haywood Pyron, age 67, of Providence, N.C. passed away on Wednesday, July 31, 2019, at Durham VA Hospice. He was born on November 17, 1951, the son of the late Clennard Pyron and the late Tina Irene Howell Pyron. Gerald was a member of Providence Baptist Church in Providence, N.C. Gerald spent 2 years of his life in service to his country as a PFC in the Army. He received his basic training in Ft. Campbell, Ky. and served his duty station at Ft. Still, Okla. After attending Tunstall High School, Gerald was employed as a mechanic at both Ballou Park Gulf and Riverside BP. He was also a truck driver and finished his career as a paramedic with Caswell County EMS. Gerald also served his community as a volunteer fire fighter for many years with the Providence Vol. Fire Dept. He is survived by his ex wife, Susan Meadows; and his best dog friend, Tiny, a chihuahua that he loved dearly. A memorial service will be held at Providence Baptist Church 10 a.m. Saturday, August 24, 2019. Donations may be made to APS of Caswell Country, P.O. Box 193, Yanceyville, NC 27379.