Jerry L. Lichtner, 81 of Zanesville died at 6:15pm Saturday, September 07, 2013 at Genesis Genesis Morrison House Hospice following a long illness.
He was born on December 16, 1931 in Zanesville OH the son of Fredrick W. Lichtner and Margaret Porter Lichtner.
Jerry was a member of Faith United Methodist Church, an Air Force Veteran and Retired in 1988 as a supervisor after 38 years of service at Brockway Glass. Jerry was a 60 year Mason with the Lafayette Lodge #79 and was a special deputy under Sheriff Jack Pennybaker. He enjoys fishing, hunting & fixing up houses.
He is survived by Family includes his wife Patsy L. Downey Lichtner whom he married on July 10, 1954; two children, Marianne (Wayne) France & Patrick D. Lichtner both of Zanesville. Grandchildren are Matt Dillon, Brad Dillon, Trent (Jamie) Dillon, Johnathan Lichtner, Alex Lichtner & Marlee Andrews. Great Granddaughter Harper Dillon. Four siblings, Linda (Kern) Lee of Mobile, Al., Dolores (Dave) Roberts of Zanesville, Chuck (Ruthie) Lichtner of Zanesville and Deborah (Kevin) Deal of Chandlersville and many nieces & nephews. Jerry was preceded in death by parents & a brother Fritz Lichtner.
Friends may call 2-4 & 6-8pm with Masonic Services at 5:45pm on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at the Bryan & Snider Funeral Home Chapel where funeral services will be held at 11:00am on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 with Pastor Gary Fitzgerald officiating. Burial Military honors conducted by the United States Air Force & our local VFW will conclude at the Greenwood Cemetery , Greenwood Ave. Zanesville.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Genesis Hospice & Palliative Care, 713 Forest Ave. Zanesville. The Bryan & Snider Funeral Home, 2318 Maple Ave. Zanesville is in charge of the arrangements. To share memories and condolences with Jerry’s family please visit www.BryanSniderFuneralHome.com.