Jerry Spears III

May 1, 1942 ~ January 13, 2024 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Jerry Spears III Obituary

Jerry G. Spears III, President of Jerry Spears Funeral Home, passed away, January 13th in Dublin, Ohio. Graduate West High School, Bullis Preparatory School, where he excelled at football and basketball, continuing at University of Nebraska where he was a proud member of the Cornhusker basketball team, Graduate Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. Past Master Westgate Lodge F & AM, 32nd Degree Scottish Rite, Aladdin Shrine and Northwest Shrine Club, Past Commander Columbus Power Squadron. Member Charity Newsies, Hilltop Kiwanis, Scioto Country Club, Port Clinton Moose Lodge, Elks Lodge #37, and Maennechor German Club.
Jerry loved his family, friends, family business, hunting, traveling and fishing in Lake Erie, Hawaii, and Florida. He also had a passion for flying his plane 77 Charlie. Big Jer was a big man with a kind heart, and was never one to turn away someone in need. He lived life to the fullest and was never at a loss to tell a story. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.
Preceded in death by, parents, Jerry and Gracebelle Spears Jr., brother, Robert Spears Sr. Survived by loving wife Marsha, Children: Marni Spears, Shannon (Ray) Della Porta, Amanda (Andy) Sheets, Bo (Tammy) Spears, Rebecca (Todd) Hinze. ‘Boom’ will be lovingly missed by his grandchildren Trace & Grayson Della Porta, Luke & Ellie Sheets, and Parker Hinze, also survived by Sister Stephanie Spears, nephews, niece, cousins and other family.
Private family service. Arrangements handled by JERRY SPEARS FUNERAL HOME, 2693 W Broad St. Condolences may be sent to the family at The family would like to deeply thank the staff at Brookdale Muirfield and Care Tenders Hospice- especially Dale- for their care and support. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Care Tenders Hospice, 2550 Corporate Exchange Drive. Suite 101, Columbus, Ohio 43231. They better put some Michelob on ice up there, Go Big Red!

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