Gerald “Jerry” Wayne Epperson, 95, of Cottonwood, passed away on Tuesday, April 9th, 2019.
Funeral services will be held 9:00 AM on Monday, April 15th at Citizens Cemetery in Flagstaff Arizona.
Jerry was born in Detroit, Michigan to William and Josephine Epperson on April 11th, 1923. He married Barbara “Barbie” Jean Conrad on April 26th, 1947 in Flagstaff, Arizona. Jerry owned numerous Shell Service Stations in Arizona and Texas, as well as the Big A Auto Parts store in Cottonwood until his retirement 1988. A veteran of the United States Army, Jerry spent two years in Northern & Western Europe during World War II.
Jerry is preceded in death by his parents, both siblings, wife, Barbie, and daughter, Lisa Epperson-Dewitt.
Jerry is survived by his three sons, Randy, Greg, and Jeff, 11 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild.