Oakwood - Jerry Klayer, 53, of Oakwood, passed away at 12:52 p.m. Saturday, July 29, 2017 at his home.
Jerry was born November 10, 1963 in Salinas, CA, the son of Gerald L. and Linda Louise Simpson Klayer. He married Staci L. Pribble on June 15, 1985 in Catlin, IL. She survives. Other survivors include: 1 son, Bradley R. Klayer; 1 sister, Terry (Phillip) Hause; 1 half-brother, Alan Kuntz; 1 half-sister, Carrie Kuntz; a special friend, Rich Zaayer. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Jerry was a truck driver for Conway Freight from 1982-2014 before retiring. His job was his life and he was a workaholic. He enjoyed his family and was an avid Cardinals fan.
Funeral service 10 am Thursday at Robison Chapel in Catlin with Chris Lawler officiating. Burial in the Oakridge Cemetery in Catlin. Visitation 5-7 pm Wednesday at Robison Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in his name to the Vermilion County Animal Shelter. On-line condolences at www.robisonchapel.com.
Published on July 31, 2017