CREVE COEUR - Gerald A. Sherman, 63, of Creve Coeur passed away at 4:39 p.m. Thursday, June 26, 2014, at his residence.
Gerald was born in Peoria on Aug. 1, 1950, the son of Donald Allen and Betty Ann Garrison Sherman.
He is survived by one daughter, Brandy (Tom) Sassman; two grandchildren, Tanner Bolen and Mersadees Sassman; one great-granddaughter, Makenna Bolen; one sister, Sharon Huebsch of East Peoria; one nephew, Gary (Dianne) Huebsch; one great-niece and one great-nephew; and one brother, Larry (Cindy) Cravens of Peoria.
Gerald was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Sandra Moreland.
Growing up he worked at his parents' business, Creve Coeur Pool Hall. His love of the game set the tone for his life. Gerald was working at AAA Pool Table Repair. He was the 1996 Illinois VNEA 8-Ball State Champion.
Funeral services will be at 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at Community Worship Center in East Peoria. Pastor Larry Cravens and Pastor Louie Dalton will officiate. Visitation will be two hours prior to services also at the church. Schmidt-Haller Burial and Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements. Cremation rites will be accorded.
Memorials may be made to Community Worship Center.