Jerry Ronald Lemon

March 31, 1933 ~ October 23, 2018 (age 85)

Jerry Ronald Lemon, 85, of Chillicothe passed away Tuesday October 23, 2018 at Life Care Center of Brookfield.

          Jerry was born March 31, 1933 in Chillicothe, the son of Raymond Othol Lemon and Mary Elizabeth Hicks Lemon.

          Jerry served in the U.S. Army 1953-1961. He was a member of the United Methodist Church, The American Legion and former member of the Eagles in Chillicothe. His family was his first love.

          He is survived by his wife, Betty; children, Ron Lemon (Ruth Ann) of Kansas City MO; Lynn Johnson of Chillicothe; grandchildren, Courtney Miller (Dustin) of Kansas City, MO; Chris Cunningham of Chillicothe; Brook Burr (Michael) of Kansas City MO; Brandon Johnson of Chillicothe; And five great grandchildren.

          Preceding him in death were his parents.

          A private burial will take place at a later date.

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          Arrangements are under the care of Heritage Funeral Home Chillicothe, MO