Jerry Duckworth, 71, of Pikeville, Tennessee died Thursday, April 26, 2018.
He enjoyed working on cars, fishing, walking, loved his family, grandbabies and was a roofer by trade. Jerry was an Army veteran.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Sylvia Jewell Acuff Duckworth; brothers, Randy and Thomas Duckworth; sisters, Charlotte Underwood and Barbara Evans.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Jo Ann Burton Duckworth; son, James Duckworth; sister, Julie Price; three grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, cousins which he loved as grandchildren along with a host of friends.
A celebration of life was held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, at Potter House of Prayer in Dayton with burial in France Cemetery in Dayton.
In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to Pikeville Funeral Home to help with final expenses.
Condolences can be made at www.pikevillefuneralhome.com.
Pikeville Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements.