Gerald "Jerry" Ray Striplin, age 74 passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 15, 2018 at his home in Coffeyville, Kansas.
Jerry was born on December 31, 1943 to Charles and Lenora Striplin in St Louis, Missouri. He had six siblings, Charles Striplin, Richard Striplin, Kenny Striplin, Rhoda (Striplin) Vaniter, Linda Striplin and Bonnie (Striplin) Horn.
Jerry was married to Connie Oller on May 26, 1990 in Lewiston, Maine, he was an Army Veteran and worked as a truck driver, in construction and as a millwright.
Jerry was a loving father of six children, Rex Allen Striplin and his wife Marci, of Yuma, Arizona; Gary Jones and his wife Stacy of Harleton, Texas; Marsha Striplin of Jesup, Georgia; Angie and husband Jason Kendrick of Coffeyville, Kansas; and Jay Striplin of Dallas, Texas. He was a wonderful Grandpa to eighteen grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Lenora, his son Jacob Joseph Worley and two granddaughters, Morgan Olivia, Kait Lynn Watkins.
Jerry was a wonderful man and will be missed by many, a Memorial service celebrating his life will be held on Friday, July 20, 2018 at Noon at Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel, 2405 Woodland Ave., Coffeyville, Kansas, Chaplain Mike Graham with Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice officiating, the family will receive friends from 10am until service time at the Chapel. Military Honors will be provided by Coffeyville VFW Post 1022, American Legion Post 20 and the US Army Honor Guard. To leave a message of condolence visit www.fordwulfbrunschapel.com
I will never forget all you have taught me . You came into my life when I was but 21 . You loved My mom took care of my grandmother , loved my childern and grandchildren and you loved me as a son . You can never be replaced . I love you and miss you.
Gary L JonesHarleton, TX
My condolences to your Family.
Michael GlezenKilgore, TX
I am so sorry to hear about Gerry. I remember him from when we were kids living neighbors in Honey Bend. Haven't seen him in years but remember him as always being a good kid. Condolences to all the family.
Virgina Ragland DiesselhorstCoffeen, IL
I am so thankful for the memories made with Jerry. He has had a place in my heart for a long time. To Connie, the kids, grandkids and great grands, my thoughts, prayers and love.
Tammy MillerArkansas City, KS
I will love and miss you.
Marsha L. WatkinsJesup, GA