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Jerry Lou Eldridge, age 60, of Nashville, passed away Saturday July 1, 2017. 

The son of Lyle & Uusurulla (Earl) Eldridge, he was born on July 8, 1956 in Hastings.

He loved anything outdoors, getting his hands dirty and being with his family and friends. He was a die hard Dallas Cowboys fan and Dale Earnhardt Jr. fan! 

Jerry is proceeded in death by his parents; brother, Johnnie Eldridge; and grandchildren, Neriah Coe and Kordell Suntken. 

Surviving are his daughters, Jessica Duby-McClanahan (Angie), Sarah Coe (Brendon) and Hannah Eldridge; brother, Steve Eldridge; sister, Tammy Scheidt (Jr); grandchildren, Zack Duby, Lexi Duby, Ali Duby, Ethan McClanahan, Jayceon Glasper, Dinero Mckinnes, Rhema Coe, Unborn Baby Boy Coe, Chase Suntken, Shyanne Suntken, Serenity Suntken, and Harper Suntken; along with several nieces, nephews and extended family members. 
Special thanks to life long friend Dave Gonzales and family. 
At Jerry’s wishes a cremation will take place.

A memorial celebration will be held from 2-5 pm on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at the VFW Hall. 3600 W Tupper Lake Rd. Lake Odessa, MI 48849.

To send a message of sympathy to the family, or sign Jerry’s online guest book, please visit: 

Arrangements are entrusted to Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, Grand Rapids.


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  1. Danyel (Dani) Gallegos( johnnies daughter ) on July 10, 2017 at 11:29 am

    RIP uncle Jerry love you so much tell my dad we love him too!

  2. Erin on July 10, 2017 at 1:01 pm

    R.i.p uncle jerry love you so much now you are another angle like your brother my dad and my baby boy marcos love you all

  3. Elisa on July 10, 2017 at 1:09 pm

    R I P Uncle Jerry We All Love You

  4. Jessica Duby-McClanahan on July 10, 2017 at 9:36 pm

    I still can’t grasp the fact that you’re really gone Daddy… my heart is broken and idk if it will ever be healed… losing a parent is one of the hardest things imaginable.. I literally feel like a part of me is missing… I love and miss you so much Daddy!! Watch over us and keep us safe!!!

  5. Tom & Connie Vaughan on July 11, 2017 at 8:11 pm

    Connie & I Were shocked to hear of Jerry’s passing!!! Our deepest sympathy to his family.Jerry always called me Tom Doolie. his uncle Gordie called me that the day I met the Eldridge Clan.Jerry & Johnnie were two of the GREATEST. WE KNOW THEY WILL BE SADLY MISSED BY ALL. OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH JERRY’S FAMILY

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