Jerry Eugene Summers, 70, of Jacksonville, Florida went to be with our Lord and Savior on Wednesday March 12, 2014.
He was born in Benton, Illinois on September 27, 1943, son of Mona Powell and the late Eugene Summers. He graduated from Jacksonville University and was a Navy veteran. He was a member of Fruit Cove Baptist Church and a retired financial advisor for Merrill Lynch.
He is survived by his wife, Stephanie Summers; son, Steve Summers of Jacksonville; daughter, Sherri Michael of Middleburg, Florida; mother, Mona Powell of Benton, Illinois; sister, Edie Jones of Benton, Illinois; brother, Michael Fields of St Louis, MO; brother, Randy Summers of Modesto, CA; stepson, Dr. Kevin Shelton of O Fallon, Illinois; stepdaughter, Sara Torbett of Jacksonville; eight grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
Jerry was loved by all who knew him. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He loved to fish and travel.
A Memorial Service will be held 11 am Saturday, March 15th at Fruit Cove Baptist Church, 501 State Rd 13 St. Johns, Florida, with visitation preceding at 10 am. In lieu of flowers the family is requesting that donations be made to the Autism Treatment Center of America (designating memo - for Sara Torbett Family Funds).
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home of Mandarin, 11801 San Jose Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32223. www.hgmandarin.com (904) 288-0025.