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Jerry Victor Downey, Sr., 75, of Greensburg passed away on January 31, 2018. He was born on September 21, 1942 in Greensburg, the son of Amos Downey and Mary Collins Hamer. Jerry worked at BCA for 32 years before he retired in 2014. On March 14, 1964 he married Carolyn Caplinger in Shelbyville, Indiana.
Survivors include: Wife- Carolyn Downey of Greensburg; Son- Jerry (Debbie) Downey, Jr. of Greensburg; Sister- Shirley (Mel) Hamer of Milroy; Brother- Paul (Gladys) Downey of Greenwood: 4 Grandchildren; and 14 Great Grandchildren. He was preceded in death by: his Parents and Sisters- Wanda Downey and Glenda Hart.
A visitation for family and friends will be held at the Gilliland Howe Funeral Home on Monday, February 5, 2018 from 11:00 am until the time of the funeral at 1:00 pm. Rev. Joe Caplinger will be officiating. Burial will follow at the Star Baptist Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to the Cornerstone Baptist Church. Online condolences can be made to the family at www.gilliland-howe.com
Published on February 1, 2018
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