Mr. James Allen Jerald Sr., 70, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014 at his residence.
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Mr. Jerald was born in Savannah, but lived in Effingham County for many years. He retired from Clark Fork Lift as a mechanic, and was a member of First Christian Church of Rincon.
Mr. Jerald was preceded in death by his father, Allen Jerald, and his mother and stepfather, Mildred and John Pye.
Survivors include his wife, Janet Jerald of Rincon; daughters, Krissy Jerald of Rincon and Missy Kiser of Springfield; sons, James Allen Jerald Jr. of Miami, Eddie Linton and Gene Linton II, both of Savannah; three brothers, Richard, Barry and Lorren Jerald, all of Columbia, S.C.; one sister, Joyce Fralix of Columbia, S.C.; and 11 grandchildren and nine great-grands.
Memorials may be made to the
, 5105 Paulson St. Suite C236, Savannah, GA 31405.
Visitation was held Friday, Aug. 15 from 6-8 p.m. at Riggs Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 16 at 2 p.m. at First Christian Church in Rincon. Interment will follow in Springfield Cemetery.
Mr. Jerald will lie in state one hour prior to service.
Riggs Funeral Home
1979 Highway 119 Guyton, GA 31312
Published in Effingham Herald from Aug. 16 to Sept. 15, 2014