Jerry L. Thorne

November 14, 1955 ‒ March 07, 2020

Delaware, Ohio

Jerry L. Thorne, 64, of Delaware, passed away on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at his home with his loving family at his side.

Jerry was born on November 14, 1955 in Westerville, son of the late David and Serina Thorne.  Jerry grew up in Westerville and went to school there and then moved to Galena.  He later met Sharlet Hawkins, and on February 14, 1992, they married.  For a short time they lived in Delaware and then moved to Cardington where they lived for 18 years.  In 2009, Jerry and Sharlet decided to move back to Delaware where they made their home.  Jerry liked to fish and enjoyed camping,  and while camping he loved building bonfires and spending time with his family and friends.  He loved to watch The O.S.U. football team play and also loved his “Mountain Dew.”  Jerry loved and was very proud of his family.  He loved being a husband, father and grandfather.  He also loved his late beloved dog, “Winky.”

Surviving is his wife of 28 years, Sharlet of Delaware; sons, Rusty (Leslie) Hawkins  and Jeremy Thorne, both of Delaware; daughters, Heather Thorne of Delaware and Kimberly Arehart of Pennsylvania; grandsons, Jerzy Thorne and Jaylin Thorne; three sisters, Vickie (Michael) Lawton of Florida, Anna (Brent) Cookson of Fulton, Ohio and Tammie (Walter) Quillman of Mt. Gilead; and numerous nieces, nephews, great nephews and great nieces.

A private family farewell was held at the Snyder Rodman Funeral Center in Delaware on Thursday, March 12, 2020.

The Snyder Rodman Funeral Center is honored to serve the family of Jerry Thorne.