Jerry Puckett, 58, died Sunday, November 29, 2009 in an auto accident. He is survived by his wife, Peggy of over 30 years, daughter Jennifer of the home, sons Freddy, Lee’s Summit, Mo and Gary, Rock Falls, Il, three grandchildren, Jonathan, Katelynn and Emma Puckett, Rock Falls, Il, six brothers, Gilbert, Paola, Bill, Independence, Mo., Larry, Alliance, Neb., Mike, Lee’s Summit, and Ed and Phillip, Madison; and four sisters, Lila Benson, Maynard, Ark., Nellie Bancroft, Hardy, Ark., and Judy Jones and Dorris Francis, Le Roy and several nieces and nephews. Jerry was born in Iola, Ks November 15, 1951, served in the US Navy and relocated to the Kansas City area. Jerry was known for his carpentry expertise and building houses. He was employed by the City of Kansas City, Mo for the past ten years as a carpenter. Jerry loved to fish and spending time at the Lake of the Ozarks with his family.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Monday, December 14th and funeral service will be at 2:00 PM Tuesday, December 15, 2009 at D. W. Newcomer’s Longview Funeral Home, 12700 SE Raytown Rd, KC, MO.with burial in Longview Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association or the American Heart Association Kansas City Chapters through the funeral home.