September 26th, 1941 - April 6th, 2019
Jerry A. Woodrey, age 77 of Hamilton, passed away at Hospice of Hamilton on Saturday, April 6, 2019. Jerry was born in Hamilton, Ohio on September 26, 1941 to John and Helen (nee Bucheit) Woodrey. Jerry started his work career at Cincinnati Bell in 1959. Jerry also had another career at the Butler County Sheriff’s Office. Beginning in 1971, he graduated from the Butler County Sheriff Police Academy and became a special deputy. When he retired from Cincinnati Bell in 1996, he began a full-time career as a Butler County Deputy Sheriff, serving in the court security division. He retired from Butler County in 2005, after serving under 6 Sheriff’s with professionalism and distinction. At that time, he returned to the special deputy ranks until the time of his passing.
Jerry is survived by his wife of 57 years, Madonna Woodrey; his children, Christine Woodrey, Steven (Bridget) Woodrey and Jon (Tammy) Woodrey; his grandchildren, Tessa and Jonathan Woodrey; his twin sister, Judy (Kenny) Gibbons; his cousins, Jim and Jack Downie; his dear friend, Frank Smith; and many nieces, nephews, other family members and friends. Jerry was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral service will be held at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home, 1350 Millville Ave., Hamilton, Ohio, on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 7:00 PM with Frank Smith officiating. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Hospice of Hamilton or charity of one’s choice.
|Donna we love you and we are praying comfort for you at this time.|
|I have very fond memories of Jerry from when we were kids. Many great times. My condolences to the family.|
|Donna, We were sorry to hear of Jerry's passing. Many fond memories of all the times we enjoyed Jerry, his help, Haircut repairs, Trees falling. and all the kids loving your and Jerry 's back to school picnics.|
Craig & Nancy Hunter
|So sorry for your loss. Jon and Tammy...your family will be in our prayers.|
Lowell and Sherry Bower
|Jerry was a great friend and co-worker, who will be missed by all that knew him! A tireless worker, that never said no! Our hearts go out to Donna and his family and you will be in our thoughts and prayers during this time of sorrow! R.I. P. my dear friend.|
Pat and Debbie Pawling
|Donna and family, we are thinking of you all at this time. We loved Jerry. He was just a nice ,nice person . He will certainly be missed. Donna, thinking of you. Pat and Debbie Pawling|
Teresa and Doug Crawford
|Donna and the Woodrey Family We are saddened in the loss of Jerry. Thetecsre no words except we extend our sincere sympathy. Remembering such great time on Gregory Lane and who could ever forget the tireless weekends he gave to the SO. May Jerry Rest in Everlasting Peace.|