Obituaries

top banner

Obituary Listings

Gerald L. Sharer

April 18, 1921 June 17, 2016
Gerald L. Sharer
There are condolences waiting approval on Gerald's Tribute wall

Plant a tree in memory of Gerald

An environmentally friendly option
Obituary for Gerald L. Sharer

GERALD L. RED SHARER, 95, of Fulton, IL, died Friday, June 17, 2016, at Harbor Crest Home, Fulton, IL. Gerald was born April 18, 1921, in Newton Township, IL, to Murry L. and Catherine B. (Tucker) Sharer. He was educated in the Albany Grade School in Albany, IL and was a 1939 graduate of Erie High School in Erie, IL. Jerry served in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II in the European Theater. He married Evelyn M. Holesinger on April 24, 1942, in Garden Plain, IL. She died January 23, 2014. Jerry was first employed at Lee"s Phillips 66 in Albany, IL. He later worked for John Deere in East Moline, IL for 37 years. Jerry was a member of First Reformed Church in Fulton, IL, and the Fulton American Legion Post #402. Survivors include one daughter, Marie (Rex) Winget of Fulton, IL; one son, Wayne (Deb) Sharer of Milan, IL; one son-in-law, John Sykes of Mocksville, NC; nine grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Evelyn; one daughter, Karen Sykes; one grandson, Mark Walters; two sisters, Mary Lou Medema and Katherine Williams; and one brother, Lloyd "Cork" Sharer.

THERE WILL BE NO VISITATION OR FUNERAL SERVICECREMATION RITES HAVE BEEN ACCORDEDA PRIVATE FAMILY GRAVESIDE SERVICE WITH MILITARY FUNERAL HONORS WILL BE HELD AT FULTON TOWNSHIP CEMETERY - FULTON, ILTHE FULTON CHAPEL OF THE BOSMA-RENKES FUNERAL HOME IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS

To plant a tree in memory of Gerald L. Sharer, visit the Tribute Store.

Albums

Create new album
 
Subscribe To Obituaries


alt

We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.
Loading...