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Gerald Ross "Jerry" Delmont


1936 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Gerald Ross "Jerry" Delmont Obituary
MR. GERALD "JERRY" ROSS DELMONT went to be with the Lord on March 30, 2016 in Menifee, California. Jerry was 79 years old, born on December 29, 1936 in San Bernardino, California to Raymond James Delmont and Wanita Delmont. As a youth Jerry earned his Eagle Scout award and attended school in Highland and Riverside. He lettered in baseball and football at Poly High and was part of the graduating class of 1955. Jerry attended Cal Poly Pomona where he was recruited for the San Diego Padres Triple A team. He was traded to the Chicago White Sox, where two injuries ended his baseball pitching career. After returning to California Jerry held several jobs until he landed in a career that spanned more than 50 years in the large scale pipe and water distribution business, including TEEM Products that he owned and operated for 10 years. In addition, Jerry coached youth baseball and was an overall advocate for youth sports throughout Riverside. Jerry had a love for his family, friends, Riverside, the outdoors, sports, hunting and fishing. He collected Elvis and gospel music memorabilia. He is survived by his bride of 33 years, Beth Delmont; his sister Peggy Swearingen and his brother James Delmont. Jerry also leaves behind 6 children, 16 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and 16 adoring nieces and nephews. A celebration of Jerry's life will be held on Monday, April 18, 2016, at Lake Elsinore Storm Stadium at 3:30 p.m.
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Published in Press-Enterprise on Apr. 10, 2016
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