4:00 p.m. on Saturday November 9, 2019 at Open Arms
Jerry A. Gaddy, 84, of Lincoln,
passed away on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at his
Jerry was born on June 3, 1935 in Bloomington, son
of Vern and Ella (Worstell) Gaddy. He married
Beverly Jane Ealy on November 24, 1967 in Lincoln.
She preceded him in death on September 25, 2011.
Jerry is survived by his four sons: Robert (Janice
Stewart) Merreighn; Scott (Laura) Gaddy Sr.; Todd
Gaddy; Shawn (Angela) Gaddy; sixteen grandchildren
and twenty-six great grandchildren and four
great-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death
by his parents; his daughters, Cheryl Merreighn and
Tami Huskins; his son, Billie Joe Merreighn; and
Jerry was a United States Navy
Veteran. He loved watching NASCAR and building model
train sets with his sons. Jerry also found joy
driving around the country roads with his wife and
watching western movies, especially John Wayne.
Above all else, Jerry loved his family.
A celebration of life for Jerry will be held at 4:00
p.m. on Saturday November 9, 2019 at Open Arms
Christian Fellowship with Larry Crawford
officiating. A burial at Camp Butler National
Cemetery will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be made in Jerry’s name to Open Arms
Christian Fellowship or Williamsville Christian
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