Jermaine Marcus ""Fresh"" Zirkle, 13, of Madison passed away Friday, July 12, 2013. He was born July 27, 1999, in Ashtabula to Melissa Zirkle and Marquette Rodgers.
He enjoyed video gaming and his favorite game was Minecraft, of which he spent many hours and sleepless nights playing. Jermaine enjoyed being at the beach and loved animals. He also loved soccer. He was kind and understanding had a big heart, big smile and an amazing sense of humor. Jermaine was happy, brilliant and perfect.
He is survived by his mother, Melissa Zirkle of Madison; father, Marquette ""Darnell"" Rodgers of Ashtabula; brother, Quandrel Liggans of Madison; grandparents, David and Sue Zirkle of Springhill, Tenn., Peggy Herron and John Loving of Ashtabula, Loisteen Holmes and Roosevelt Rodgers of Ashtabula; uncle and best friend, Jonathan Loving of Ashtabula; uncles, Joshua ""Josh"" Zirkle and Jeremiah Zirkle of Springhill, Tenn.; aunts, Trisha Pollard of Canton, Felicia MacKnight of Painesville and Bianca Bruni of Erie, Pa.; and many cousins and dear friends.
He was preceded in death by his aunt, Leesha Sue Zirkle.
Friends will be received from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 19, 2013, at The Behm Family Funeral Home, 26 River St., Madison.
Funeral Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, July 20, 2013, at Cornerstone Friends Church, 2300 Hubbard Road, in Madison, with Pastor Mark Winner officiating.
Final Resting Place will be in Madison Memorial Cemetery, Madison, Ohio.
Contributions may be made at any US Bank in the name of Jermaine Marcus Zirkle.