Jerry was a pharmacist for many years, from having his own drugstore in Waverly, working for several different pharmacies, and finally retiring from Marc’s. While living in Waverly he also served as the Mayor. In Medina, Jerry was the auctioneer for his company, Brown Auction Service. Jerry proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He was a member of the Medina Kiwanis and the American Legion. Jerry enjoyed golfing, bowling, and attending local theatrical and musical productions.
Jerry is survived by his wife, Marilyn; his children, Teri (Peter) Ferra of Dayton, Nanci (Jack) Dodgson of Stow, and Jay (Molly) Brown of Medina; grandchildren, Eli and Aaron Dodgson, Monica Malone, and Randy and Kelsey Brown; and great grandaughter, Kyleigh Smith.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Juanita; and his brothers, Herb “Junior” and Jack Brown.
Funeral service will be 7:30 P.M., Thursday, November 8, 2012 at Waite & Son Funeral Home, 765 N. Court St., Medina 44256. Reverend Dr. Neal Sadler will officiate. The family will receive friends from 4 P.M., until the service at 7:30 P.M., at the funeral home. Interment with military honors will be at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, in Rittman at 10:30 A.M. Friday, November 9, 2012. Please meet at the funeral home at 9:30 A.M.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 1689 E. 115th St., Cleveland, OH 44106.