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Gerald E “Jerry” Terry, 96, Lee’s Summit, Missouri passed away, Saturday, February 11, 2017 at a nursing center in Independence, Missouri. Graveside services will be held 12:00 PM, Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Memorial Park Cemetery, St. Joseph, Missouri.
Jerry was born in St. Joseph, Missouri on October 1, 1920. He was a graduate of Benton High School in 1937. Jerry enlisted March 3rd 1942 in the Navy, where he retired in 1962 as a Lieutenant Commander. He will be remembered as an avid golfer who played at the World Series Golf Association, Senior event in Colorado Springs, CO
Jerry is preceded in death by; parents, Leon Eugene Terry, Sr & Mary A “Molly” (Gerstner)Terry; brother, Leon E. Terry Jr and two sisters, Jeanette Edwards & Eugenia Terry; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. A special thank you to the caregivers at Crossroads Hospice for all of Jerry’s care.