Jerry Ray McKendree
- December 19, 1933 - March 18, 2012
- Downingtown, Pennsylvania
of Jerry's Passing
Share This Obituary
Gloucester Point: Jerry R. McKendree, husband of Emma "Deannie" McKendree went home to the Lord on March 18, 2012. He was the love of Deannie's life for 55 years and they were seldom seen apart. Born on December 19, 1933 Jerry was the son of the late Raymond McKendree and the late Edna Smythe. Jerry served his country in the Korean War and retired from a long career at Newport News Shipyard. Jerry was a long time member of Bethany United Methodist Church of Gloucester Point, and served as a volunteer EMT for the community rescue squad.
Jerry and his wife Deannie moved to Downingtown, PA to be closer to their daughter and grandchildren.
Jerry was the beloved and proud father of his son the late Roger McKendree ; his daughter Sharon Krall and grandfather of Stephanie and Patrick Krall. He is also survived by his sister, Carol Russel, of Jordan, AR.
He was preceded in death by brothers, George and Theril McKendree; and sister Lennie Bell Redding.
Funeral service officiated by Reverend Arthur L. Wolz, Jr. will be held 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at Bethany United Methodist Church, 1860 Hayes Rd, Gloucester Point. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7:00 until 8:30 P.M. on Friday, March 23, 2012 at Hogg Funeral Home, Gloucester Point.
Flowers are welcome or in memory of Jerry contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 9702 Gayton Road # 110, Richmond, Virginia 23238, would be appreciated by the family.