May 19, 1935 - February 1, 2022
Jerry L. King, age 86 of Mentor, passed away February 1, 2022 at Concord Village Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation in Concord Twp. Jerry was born May 19, 1935 in Chicago Heights, IL to Howard & Frances (nee Pepperdine) King. Upon graduation from Valparaiso University Jerry began working in sales at the WS Tyler Co. In the early 70’s the company along with its German based parent owners Haver & Boecker began a joint venture and formed the International Division Tylinter Inc. Jerry retired in 2005 as President of Tylinter. He was a lifelong member of St. Andrews Episcopal Church and served as an usher for several years. Jerry is survived by the love of his life, his wife of 60 years, Kathleen (nee O’Connor), daughter Corynne of Mentor, son J. Scott King of New York City, sister Lynna Durflinger of Bloomington, IL, Nephews: Chad Durflinger of Bloomington,IL, Todd (Amanda) Durflinger of Liberty Hill, TX. & Trent (Ashley) Durflinger of Normal, IL. Jerry loved spending his free time with family and friends in his backyard. He was an excellent cook and enjoyed grilling out year round. The house always had a loving pet and Jerry took the best care of them. There wasn’t a stray cat that didn’t receive his love and attention especially in the worst of weather. The family would like to thank Hospice of the Western Reserve and Angela Sanson for their loving care. A Celebration of Life will be held in memory of Jerry from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, June 18, 2022 at the Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 8466 Mentor Ave., Mentor, OH 44060. A time of prayer to conclude the gathering will being at 5 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home. Inurnment will be held 10 a.m. Monday, June 20, 2022 at Mentor Cemetery in Section 37 (Please meet at the cemetery.) The family requests that donations be made in Jerry’s memory to St. Andrews Church, 7989 Little Mountain Rd, Mentor, Ohio 44060 or The Lake Humane Society, 7564 Tyler Blvd., Mentor, OH 44060. Please offer condolences at www.brunners.com.
Jerry L. King, age 86 of Mentor, passed away February 1, 2022 at Concord Village Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation in Concord Twp. Jerry was born May 19, 1935 in Chicago Heights, IL to Howard & Frances (nee Pepperdine) King. Upon graduation... View Obituary & Service Information
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