Gerald "Jerry" Dean Laker, 71, left this world to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 14, 2013.
He was the son of Fredrick and Frances (Rinker) Laker and was born on July 14, 1941 in Keytesville, Mo. Mr. Laker was preceded in death by a brother, Earnie Kamphefner; sister-in-law, Sam Kamphefner; and niece, Brandi Kamphefner.
Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Kathleen Agnes (Comisky) Laker; three children; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren: Sean Michael Laker; Kelli (Laker) Leaf; Krista Marie (Laker) Lewellyn; Paul Andrew Leaf; Nichole Kristina Lewellyn; Jessy Jay Lewellyn; Lane Michael Lewellyn; Vanaca Whitney (Laker) Dalton; Sean Michael Laker, Jr.; Fredrick Russell Laker; Skyler James Dalton and Aiden Colton Dalton; sister Kay Kamphefner; and a number of sisters and brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews.
A memorial service was held Saturday, May 18, at Lord & Stephens Chapel in Danielsville.
Memorial donations may be made in the name of Gerald Dean Laker to the Wounded Warrior Project (www.woundedwarriorproject.org)
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com