Gerald E. (Jerry) Klick, 69, of Drums passed away Wednesday morning, April 16, 2014, at his home, surrounded by his loving family following a lengthy illness.
Born in Harleigh on Oct. 26, 1944, he was the son of the late Walter and Bertha Ruth Fisher Klick Sr. and spent most of his life in Drums.
Jerry was a member of St. Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church, St. Johns, where he served as an usher, Sunday school teacher, and on the church council.
He worked as a self-employed general contractor. He had also previously worked at General Foam, Haulmark and KME, and as a Butler Township police officer
Jerry was a longtime flagman for Evergreen Raceway, St. Johns, and had also been a stock car driver at the track. He was a member of the Hazleton Slovak Club; 8B's Outdoor Club; and the Butler Township Fire Company. He also enjoyed fishing.
He was preceded in death, in addition to his parents, by his brothers, Robert Sr. and William, and a sister, Ruth Schwalm.
Surviving are his wife of the past 49 years, the former Dawn Alhbrandt; three daughters, Dawn Marie Floyd and her husband, Donald, Drums; Jeri Lee (Chico) Klick, Hazle Township; and Sheri Lyn Klick, Hazleton; six grandchildren, April, DJ, Kaitlyn, Brooke Lynn, CJ and Amanda; a great-grandchild due in September; three brothers, Walter Jr., Florida; Joseph, Drums; and Paul and his wife, Gloria, Hazleton; and several nieces and nephews.
His funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday from Harman Funeral Homes and Crematory Inc. (East), 669 W. Butler Drive, Drums.
Burial will follow in St. Johns Lutheran and UCC Cemetery, St. Johns.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday.
Online condolences may be entered and more information is available at www.harmanfuneral.com