Jeri G. Waite

August 11, 1947 ‒ December 22, 2011

Chesterville, Ohio

Jeri G. Waite, age 64, of Chesterville, died Thursday December 22, 2011 at Mount Carmel West in Columbus. Jeri was born August 11, 1947 in Mount Vernon to the late Juston K. Waite Sr. and Winifred (Gamber) Waite and had spent most of his lifetime in the Chesterville area. He was a graduate of Highland High School and Ohio University in Athens and served as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army.

Jeri was an active member of the Chesterville United Methodist Church where he served as a lay leader and on several of the church boards. He was past executive director of the Miss Ohio Scholarship Pageant board of directors; member of the Morrow County Republican Party, was a past trustee of Franklin Township in Morrow County, member of the Richland County Chamber of Commerce. Jeri was a past champion of the Trash Masters Golf Tournament in Aspen, Colorado.

Surviving are his wife Delores (Gheen) Waite; his son Timothy (Carrie) Waite of Troy, Ohio; his daughters Angela Waite of Hesperia, California and Stacy Waite-McClellan of Marengo; grandchildren Lauren, Nick, Carson, Sarah, Jaxson, and Alexander and his brothers Johnson R. Waite of Annapolis, Maryland and Juston K. Waite Jr. of Danville.

Friends may call Monday December 26, 2011 from 1pm to 3pm and 6pm to 8pm at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, where funeral services will be Tuesday at 11am with Rev. Jeannie Winters officiating. Burial, with military honors by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council, will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery in Chesterville.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, Central Region, 870 Michigan Ave, Columbus, Ohio 43215.

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