Jerry Ray Belknap

March 17, 1943 - June 28, 2019
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Jerry Ray Belknap, 76, of Dover, died suddenly on Friday, June 28, 2019 at his home following a period of declining health.

A son of the late Raymond C. and Evelyn Maxine (Davis) Belknap, Jerry was born March 17, 1943 at Canton, Ohio.

Jerry graduated from New Philadelphia High School in 1961 and retired from Howd…

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Jerry Ray Belknap, 76, of Dover, died suddenly on Friday, June 28, 2019 at his home following a period of declining health.

A son of the late Raymond C. and Evelyn Maxine (Davis) Belknap, Jerry was born March 17, 1943 at Canton, Ohio.

Jerry graduated from New Philadelphia High School in 1961 and retired from Howden-Buffalo in 2006 after more than 40 years of service.

He was a member of the First Church of God at New Philadelphia and the AMVETS. Jerry enjoyed attending his grandchildren’s baseball games as well as the farmer’s market and the Summer Showcase at Tuscora Park. He also enjoyed watching westerns and listening to gospel and barbershop chorus music.

He is survived by his children, Dana (Keith) Shaw and Tom (Cheryl) Belknap both of New Philadelphia and Bonnie Belknap of Bakersville; a sister, Karen (Timothy) Fox of New Philadelphia; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren and his pride and joy, his dog, Jackie.

Jerry was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Ruth (Morrison) Belknap who passed away on February 7, 2003; a son, Timothy Belknap; a grandson, Michael Belknap and two brothers, David and Duane Belknap.

Visitation will be held on Monday, July 1, 2019 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia. A funeral service celebrating Jerry’s life will be held in Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home. In keeping with Jerry’s wishes, cremation will follow the services.

Those wishing to do so may send the family a personal condolence and light a candle in remembrance of Jerry by visiting the funeral home website, www.GeibCares.com.

Contributions may be made in Jerry’s memory to the First Church of God, 824 Tuscarawas Avenue NW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663.

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Visitation Information

Date: Monday, July 1, 2019

Time: 5:00 pm

End Time: 8:00 pm

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

Address:

116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Time: 10:30 am

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

Address:

116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663


Date: Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Time: 10:30 am

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

Address:

116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663


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Born: March 17, 1943
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Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

Dale Prysi posted on 7/8/19

Just heard about his passing. So sorry for you loss. Prayers to the family. Jerry and Dale Prysi

 

Jodi Haarman posted on 7/2/19

Sorry for your loss,prayers to your family,love you all...

 

Scott McIntyre posted on 6/30/19

So sorry to hear this, Jerry was a great guy to know. I'm glad I got to meet him and spend what little time I did with him at the First Church of God.

 

Douglas Maurer posted on 6/30/19

A great guy who was always willing to help. A gentle person. A brother in Christ. He will be greatly missed but he is in a better place. My condolences to all of his family. Your in my prayers.

 

Carol Bargar-Kinner posted on 6/30/19

You will be sadly missed Uncle Jerry. I will never forget my very first Swiss Festival with you and Aunt Ruthie. You had such a kind loving heart . You always made me feel welcomed . My family sends heartfelt condolences. R.I.P Uncle Jerry , we love you .

 

Belinda posted on 6/29/19

My dear friend may you Rest In Peace. I’m going to miss everything about you?? My Love and prayers to his amazing family. Forever in my heart? Belinda

 

Amanda Romig posted on 6/29/19

Jerry will be deaply missed by so many. . My thoughts and prayers go out to his family. He is a wonderful man, who I love talking to. Church will not be the same without you.

 

Marsha Dunaway posted on 6/29/19

Bonnie, Sincere condolences at this difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

 

Barbara Boso posted on 6/28/19

So sorry to hear of Jerry’s passing. I will always remember his kind words and smile every time I saw him at church. May God’s love continue to richly bless you and surround your family in your time of sorrow. Much love and many prayers!

 

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