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William Jerry Gaddy

January 10, 1942 March 29, 2018
William Jerry Gaddy
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Obituary for William Jerry Gaddy

William Jerry Gaddy, of Liberty, MO, formerly of Rolla and Lebanon, MO passed away March 29, 2018, in North Kansas City Hospital from complications of pneumonia.
Jerry is survived by his wife of fifty-four years, Carolyn Faye (Brown) Gaddy, Liberty, MO; son Wm. Brian and Sarah of Kansas City, MO; grandson Wm. Christopher, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO; brother Robert Gaddy and Yvonne of St. Petersburg, Florida; brother-in-law David Brown and Freda, Independence MO; sister-in-law Jewel Logan and Bill Smith, Plano, Texas; sister-in-law Helga Brown, Orlando, Florida and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Jerry was born January 10, 1942, in St. Louis, MO to Millard and Abbie Iona (Skiles) Gaddy. Preceding him in death were his parents, brother Maurice Gaddy and Lola, sister Loleeta and Dan Malone, sister Oneeta and Bob Stimson.
Jerry was a graduate of Rolla High School and the University of Missouri - Columbia where he was a member of Kappa Alpha Fraternity. He began his insurance career as a District Sales Manager with MFA (Shelter) Insurance in the Kansas City area, then he served in the US Army at Ft. Leonard Wood, MO. Later he became an agent for MFA (Shelter) Insurance in Lebanon, MO for thirty-five years.
He was a member of First Baptist Church, Lebanon MO and proudly served as a Director on the Board of Laclede Electric Cooperative Lebanon, MO for twenty-seven years.
Jerry was an avid fisherman. He loved traveling each year with his family to Lake of the Woods, Ontario, Canada for walleye fishing. He also loved to fish for crappie at Lake of the Ozarks. He enjoyed playing golf, traveling and being with family and friends.
A memorial service for Jerry Gaddy will be held at the Null & Son Funeral Home in Rolla at 2 pm Saturday, April 7, 2018. A visitation for family and friends will be held prior to the service beginning at 1 pm.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri or charity of your choice.
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Local arrangements are under the direction of the Null & Son Funeral Home in Rolla.

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