Obituary for Gerald Townsend

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Gerald Townsend

March 17, 1949 - September 2, 2017

Gerald E. “Jerry” Townsend Jr., 68, of Decatur, went to be with his heavenly father on Saturday, September 3, 2017.

Gerald was born to the late Gerald & Rosaline (Whitmeyer) Townsend Sr., on March 17, 1949. He also has one brother, John Townsend who precedes him in death.

Jerry served in the U.S. Army. On April 8, 1972, he married Linda Rose Rife, who survived at home. Along with three daughters, Lisa Gerike of Decatur, Gracie Townsend of Decatur and Melissa Townsend of Edwardsburg; and one granddaughter Brittny Mayfield. Jerry loved working in his garden and yard. He also loved spending time with his family and friends.

Jerry also leaves behind brothers, Larry Townsend and Mike (Carol) Townsend of Cassopolis; sisters, Connie Townsend of Dowagiac, Theresa (Dennis Calkins) Townsend of Niles and Jan (Townsend) Basker of South Bend.

He leaves behind many nieces and nephews along with a large extended family.

If you would like to make a contribution, in lieu of flowers, please send to: Linda Townsend, 46341 CR. 352, Decatur, MI 49045.

 

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If you would like to make a contribution, in lieu of flowers, please send to: Linda Townsend, 46341 CR. 352, Decatur, MI 49045.


 

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Born: March 17, 1949
Died: September 2, 2017

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Sacramenta Landrum posted on 9/6/17

My deepest condolences to the family and friends of Gerald. Very soon Jehovah God will commission his son Jesus Christ to restore the loved ones we have lost in death back to life Acts 24:15 John 5:28,29. Jesus Christ will do this on a brand-new Paradise or no more sickness pain or death Life Without End Revelation 21:1-5.

 

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