August 21, 1939 - September 25, 2019
Jerry Dean Waldrop of Eagle passed away September 25, 2019 in Lansing, MI. He was born August 21, 1939 in Rockville, Indiana and raised by the late Virgil and Arizona (Floyd) Waldrop. Jerry graduated with the Grand Ledge High School Class of 1957 and went on to receive a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from the University of Michigan. He began his career at McNamee Porter & Seely before working as a Project Manager at Clark Construction Co. for 23 years. Always a community supporter, Jerry spent many years coaching and promoting high school athletics. He volunteered for Ann Arbor Pioneer High School concessions before moving back to Grand Ledge. At Grand Ledge High School he announced freshman and JV football games, took tickets during many athletic events and was an announcer and past President of GLAYF Football. It was not uncommon to hear Jerry’s enthusiastic voice booming out of the PA and down the streets Thursday nights and weekends. Jerry was also an avid golfer, woodworker and die-hard University of Michigan Football fan. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Shirley J. (Hamill); children, Ginny (Ricky) Anglin, Kim Waldrop, Eric (Ann), Debbie (Mickey) Fearon, Jeff (Jen), Bill (Jen), Jason (Stacey), Mike (Henry) and Doug (Carly): daughter-in-law Donna Waldrop; grandchildren, Kyle, Chris, Jenna, Jesse, Sam, Tyler, DJ, Kelly, Robbie, Ben, Jake, Cali, Gabe, Sydney, Will, Kaitlyn, Cady, Jesse, Brooklyn and Mallory; great grandchildren, Willhemina, Amelia, Sebastian, Mary, Joe, Charlotte and Landon; siblings, Katherine Thompson, Dwayne (Barb), Nancy (Ken) Spencer and Martha Waldrop; brothers-in-law, Rick (Lynda) Hamill and Patrick Hamill; along with numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Jerry was preceded in death by son, Joe, siblings, Bob, Earl, Don, Raymond, Norman, Eva Feazel, Naomi Sunderman. The funeral service will be held Tuesday, October 1, 2019, 11:00 a.m. at the Holihan-Atkin-Barclay Funeral Home, Grand Ledge with Pastor Roy Atherton, officiating. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 4-8:00 p.m. and Tuesday 1 hour prior to the service. Memorial contributions in Jerry's name may be given to Ledge Craft Lane, 120 S. Bridge Street, Grand Ledge, Michigan 48837, American Diabetes Association, 20700 Civic Center Drive 100, Southfield, Michigan 48076 (https://www.diabetes.org/donate) or Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation, 17932 Sky Park Circle, Suite E, Irvine, California 92614 (https://cure.pcrf-kids.org/give/231187/#!/donation/checkout).
Jerry Dean Waldrop of Eagle passed away September 25, 2019 in Lansing, MI. He was born August 21, 1939 in Rockville, Indiana and raised by the late Virgil and Arizona (Floyd) Waldrop. Jerry graduated with the Grand Ledge High School Class of... View Obituary & Service Information
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