Jerry Ray Cecil, 72, of Paden City, WV, died Thursday, September 1, 2016, after a long courageous battle with ALS at Sistersville General Hospital while surrounded by his family.
Jerry was born January 11, 1944, in Paden City, WV, son of the late Floyd and Freda (Moffit) Cecil.
He was a retired carpenter, a member of the Carpenters Union of WV for 52 years, loved old cars and motorcycles and was a Christian.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brother, Robert Cecil and sister, Eva Jeanette Hays.
Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Diana (Tippins) Cecil; son, John “Danny” Cecil of Ormond Beach, FL; daughter, Carrie (Mark Perni) Still of Celebration, FL; brother, Chuck (Joan) Cecil of Edgewater, FL; two sisters, Jeanine Fetty of Port Orange, FL and Jacqueline Biberthaler of Klamath Falls, OR; two grandchildren, Ashley and Cameron Still; one great grandson, Tyson Ray Herbold; companion, Squeaks and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
A memorial Car and Bike Show will be held sometime in October. The proceeds from this memorial service will go to the ALS Association.
Memorial contributions may be made, in Jerry’s name, to http://web.alsa. org/goto/JerryCecil.
Expression of sympathy may be made www.jarvisfuneralhomes.com.