William “Jerry” McCord, 82, Alfordsville

Jerry McCord edited

William (Jerry) McCord, 82 of Alfordsville, died Wednesday (September 11, at the Timbers of Jasper. He was born in Reeve Township, Indiana April 13, 1931, to Paul and Mary (McCain) McCord. He married LaVerne Kraft June 24, 1953, in Jasper.

Jerry was a World War II veteran and also served in Korea. He was a retired farmer and did logging and construction work. \
He was a member of the Alfordsville Methodist Church, was a volunteer fireman, and a member of the civil defense unit. He enjoyed riding horses and boating.

Surviving are his wife, LaVerne McCord; two daughters, Paula McCord, and Sandra Harder and companion Jeff Scott, all of Jasper; one grandson, Jay Harder and wife Beth; and one great-grandson, Andrew.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Jay Allen McCord, who died in infancy, one sister, Ruth Trainer, and one brother, Robert McCord.

Funeral services at 11 a.m. Monday in Alfordsville Methodist Church with burial following in Alfordsville Cemetery. Rev. Steve Remmel will officiate. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Sunday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper and one hour before services at church. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Alzheimer’s Association or to a favorite charity.

 

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