Gerald passed at home after battling aggressive cancer.
He was born in Oregon and lived there for 76 years, then met his sweetie, Elva Phillips, and Moved to Spokane where they were married on November 1, 1997.
He was known for his love for his God, Jehovah, and served him faithfully, to the end.
Gerald had many hobbies which included: painting, collecting rocks and most of all fishing.
He loved spending time with family and friends, and was known for his humor, kindness and love of people.
Between them both, Gerald and Elva have five children and numerous grand and great-grandchildren.
A memorial will be held, Saturday, October 20, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 9622 N. Stevens, Spokane, WA.
There will be a potluck style gathering after the service at the Inland Wildlife Council, 6116 N Market St.
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