Gerald “Jerry” Marvel, Jr. passed away Tuesday January 31, 2012 at Golden Living Center in Tell City. He was born in New Harmony, IN on August 13, 1926 To Gerald Sr. and Mary (Cox) Marvel, who precede him in death along with a son, Larry, a grandchild, Joshua Marvel and a brother, Billy Marvel.
Jerry was a graduate of New Harmony High School and a WWII Army veteran. He was married on November 25, 1948 to Betty Freeman. He retired from the Chrysler Corporation after 40 years. He enjoyed RV traveling and boating.
Surviving is daughter, Peggy Martin and husband Tim of Tell City, IN; sister, Bettye Sue Marvel of Mt. Vernon, IN; grandchildren, Jason, Jeff (Windy) and Justin (Kristen) Martin and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 1:00 PM CST Thursday, February 2, 2012 at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home. Brother Lloyd Ward will officiate.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 3:00-8:00PM and Thursday 11:00 AM until service time at the funeral home. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial in Pacific, MO.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.