Jerry L. Ferril, 85, of Excelsior Springs, Missouri, passed away Friday, August 9, 2019 at his home from natural causes.
Jerry was born April 15, 1934 to Fielding and Marguerite (Ellis) Ferril in Clay County, Missouri.
He graduated from Excelsior Springs High School in 1952. Jerry married Ramona Ellington on February 14, 1959 and they celebrated 60 years of marriage together. For many years he raised crops and hogs on his family farm and also delivered lumber for Wickes Lumber Company and Porter’s Lumber. He retired in 2007 but still remained active. He attended Lifeline Church.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Joan (Ferril) Roberts; and one great grandchild, Raynslie O’Donald.
Survivors include his wife, Ramona of the home; one daughter, Gail Ferril-Kovar and husband, Bob Kovar; one son, Lynn Ferril; nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at a later date.