Jerry F. Downing of Owasso passed away Tuesday, Oct, 23, 2012 in Tulsa. He was 73.
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Jerry was born March 21, 1939 in Barnsdall, Okla. to Charles and Ruby (Baldwin) Downing.
He served his country in the U.S. Army and was a truck driver for many years and also owned an automotive store in Pawhuska. He then became a driver for Brinks Armored Car Service until his retirement. He had lived in the Owasso area for the last 15 years having moved from Pawhuska.
Jerry is survived by his daughters Debra Hair and husband Dennis of Ft. Worth, Texas. and Cindy Murphy and husband Patrick of Collinsville; five frandchildren, Christopher and Danielle Tibbits, Jacob, Austin, and Grace Murphy; five siblings, Charles Downing, Jr., Carnita Garroutte, Violet Bartee, Carlotta Hoskins, and Ollive Short; and a host of family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Jonyce Lee Downing.
Visitation was held from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 at Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home. A Graveside Service was held at 11 a.m., Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 at St. Therese Parish Cemetery in Collinsville.
Services were under the direction of Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home.
Published in Examiner-Enterprise from Oct. 30 to Nov. 22, 2012