Jerry Wayne Smith

Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home

28 Harding Avenue

Jackson, OH 45640

Phone: (740)286-2010

Fax: (740)286-5640

Email: lewisgillumfh@gmail.com






Jerry Wayne Smith, age 88, of Jackson, Ohio passed away Thursday, February 25th, 2021 at his home. He has born September 10th, 1932 in Jackson, Ohio to the late Adolph and Gladys Smith.


Jerry was a veteran of the U.S. Navy for four years and actively served in the Korean War. He was employed at DT&I Railroad for 3o years. He was also a member of Antioch Christian Church.


He is survived by his wife, Wanda (Nelson) Smith; daughter, Jana Bassham; stepchildren: Randy (Stephanie) Farrar, Lori (Carter) Michael, and Sallie (Steve) Robinson; sister-in-law, Cynthia Yerian; as well as several nieces and nephews.


In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by nine brothers and sisters and his first wife, Ann (Yerian) Smith.


Calling hours will be held on Sunday, February 28th, 2021 from 12PM-2PM at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Jackson. Funeral services will immediately follow at 2PM at the funeral home with Larry Boggs officiating. Burial will follow at Fairmount Cemetery. Per CDC and governor guidelines everyone is wear a mask and practice proper social distancing. Online condolences may be sent to www.lewisgillum.com.