Gerald L. "Jerry" Jacks
1946 - 2021
BORN
1946
DIED
2021
FUNERAL HOME
Genda Funeral Home
608 N Main Street
Frankfort, IN

Gerald "Jerry" L. Jacks, 74, of Frankfort, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021, at IU Health University Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born in Frankfort on Sept. 4, 1946, to Francis C. and Violet V. (Cast) Jacks. He married Betty J. Brock on Feb. 14, 1970.

Survivors include his loving wife of 51 years, Betty; his daughters, Teressa R. "Tess" Grindle (Mark) of Terre Haute and Dusti M. Jacks of Frankfort; brother, Brad E. Jacks (Judy) of Frankfort; sister, Janet D. Knox (Rick) of Frankfort; and grandson, Carter Gerald Jacks.

Jerry graduated from Frankfort Senior High School in 1965 and was in the National Guard for eight years. He worked for Chrysler for 30 years, where co-workers knew him as "JJ", and retired in 1996. During his retirement, he worked part-time for Advance Auto for several years.

He was a family man who loved being "Pap" to his grandson, Carter. He also loved playing cards with this family and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Carolyn S. Shaw.

Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until the start of the funeral service at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021, at Genda Funeral Home in Frankfort with Pastor Paul Whitaker officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made in Jerry's honor to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942.

Online condolences may be directed to www.genda funeralhome.com.



Published by The Times on Aug. 26, 2021.
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Aug
29
Visitation
1:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.
Genda Funeral Home
608 N Main Street, Frankfort, IN
Aug
29
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4:00p.m.
Genda Funeral Home
608 N Main Street, Frankfort, IN
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