Jerry R. French, 70, of Douglas, Ga and formerly of Newark Valley passed away on March 9, 2012 in Jacksonville, Florida. Jerry is survived by his children: Daphne (Robert) French, Chad (Lee-Ann) French, Angela (Ronnie) Jenkins, Jerry French, and Rose Darby and family; brothers Jack (Donna) French, Joe (Regina) French; grandchildren: Trenton, Kyla, Taylor, Wyatt, Leevi, Levistine and Randy; a great grandson Ashton; several nieces, nephews and their families also survive. Jerry was predeceased by his parents Robert French and Marian Watkins; brother Jim French and sister Judy Duran.
Jerry was born on January 8, 1942 in Endicott, NY and retired as Import Supervisor for Streats Garment Company in Georgia. An avid race fan, Jerry also will be remembered for bringing a smile to those that he met.
Family and friends are invited to attend a period of visitation and time of sharing on Thursday, March 15 from noon until 1pm at the MacPherson Funeral Home, 5 Whig St., Newark Valley. Graveside services will follow at 1:30 pm in the Hope Cemetery. Memories and condolences may be shared by visiting our website at macphersonfh.com