Jerry L. McPike, 74

Jerry L. McPike, 74


Jerry L. McPike, age 74 of Campbellsburg, passed away Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 6:07 pm, in his residence.

Born June 30, 1941 in Campbellsburg, Indiana, he was the son of the late William and Mary Alice (Bilyeu) McPike.

He retired in 1995 from Smith’s Transfer in Louisville and served as a partner in the Washington County Jail Ministry for 28 years. He was a member and Deacon at the First Baptist Church of Campbellsburg, had been a life resident of Washington County and served during the Vietnam War as a Boatswain’s Mate in the U.S. Navy.

He also served in the Armed Forces as a Specialist 4th class in the U.S. Army.

Jerry married June 27, 1981 to Delsa Mae Dolly” (Pitman) McPike, who passed away November 6, 2014.

Survivors include: 1 Son: Steven (Annette) McPike, Bloomfield, Indiana; 2 Stepdaughters: Betty Mae (Robert L.) Gardner, Mississippi and Kathryn Faye Jessee, Indianapolis; 2 Stepsons: Michael Wayne Jessee and Joseph Allen (Beverly) Jessee, Indianapolis; 1 Step Son-in-law: Gary Gerking, Monrovia, Indiana; 3 Sisters: Reba (David) Brown, Sue Ann Bennett and Betty Chanley, all of Campbellsburg. He is also survived by several grandchildren, several great grandchildren and several great great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by 1 stepdaughter, Rebecca Ann Gerking and 1 Stepson, David Lynne Jessee.

Funeral Service: 11:00 am Saturday at Dawalt Funeral Home.

Visitation: 4 to 8 pm Friday and after 9 am Saturday. Interment at Claysville Cemetery with full military honors.

Memorial Contributions: Claysville Cemetery Association C/O Bill Tower 11398 W. Suder Lane Campbellsburg, Indiana 47108.