Jerry Ervin Sr.|
Jerry M. Ervin Sr., 59, of Fairview Heights, Ill., formerly of Yuba City, Calif., born May 24, 1957, in Sacramento, Calif., died Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016, at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, Ill.
Jerry served in the United States Air Force for 20 years and retired as a Tech Sergeant. He attended Christ Church in Fairview Heights, Ill., and was a graduate of Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Jerry was also a member of TEHAMA Lodge 3.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Leroy L. and LouCele, nee Rolfe, Ervin.
Jerry is survived by his wife, Sherry L., nee Shields, Ervin; his children, Wendy Ervin (Matt Barnes) of Rio Rancho, N.M., Holly Ervin of Fairview Heights, Ill., Courtney (Henry) Laytham of Fairview Heights, Ill., and Jerry M. Ervin II (Adrienne Johnston) of Fairview Heights, Ill.; his grandchildren, Brandon Kolak, Colin Ervin, Lauren Barnes, Dustin Johnston, Jayson Laytham, Kierstyn Barnes and Aiden Laytham; and his siblings, Mariann (Michael) Melvin of Sacramento, Calif., Karen (Robert) Shamel of Las Vegas, Nev., and Laurie Ervin (Molo Adimibe) of Yuba City, Calif.
Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.kasslyfuneral.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The National Diabetes Association, Liver Foundation or the Kidney Foundation.
Services: A celebration of Jerry's life will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, 2016, at the home of Sherry Ervin, 312 Oulvey Drive, Fairview Heights, Ill., 62208. Sherry may be contacted at 618-531-0719 for further information.
KASSLY MORTUARY, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Nov. 6, 2016