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Jerry Maurice Lansdell

Jerry Maurice Lansdell died at home in Rome, Ga. on November 12, 2017 at the age of 77.

He was born June 20, 1940 in Rome, Ga., one of eleven children, and was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. Charles Lee Lansdell Sr. and Mrs. Ella Mae Wescott Lansdell; siblings, Martha Jane Lansdell, Delores Morgan, Mary Barnes, Sandra Bruce, Charles Lee (Sonny) Lansdell Jr., Leonard (Brother) Lansdell; daughter, Lori Nicole Lansdell. Jerry served in the United States Air Force from 1958 until 1970 in various locations in the US and abroad and was a veteran from the Vietnam War and Korean Conflict. Afterwards Jerry became a professional welder and pipefitter working out of Local 766 Plumbers and Steamfitters Union in Rome, Ga. After retirement from the Union, Jerry was employed at Floyd Medical Center as a security officer and courier. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends

He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Melba Lansdell, to whom he was joined in marriage on July 2, 1994. He is also survived by his siblings, Margaret Hammond, Gerald (Nancy) Lansdell, Roy (Francis) Lansdell, and Benny (Joyce) Lansdell; his sons, Christopher (Debbie) Peeden, Donnie (Tammie) Lansdell; daughters, Cindy (Jim) Young; Judy (David) Axley; grandchildren, Christopher Peeden, Ryan Peeden, Luke Lansdell, Zachary Lansdell, Rebecca Lansdell, and Robbie Lansdell.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, November 15, 2017,at Good Shepherd Funeral Home with the Rev. David Harper officiating. Interment will follow in Oaknoll Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m.until the service hour on Wednesday, November 15, 2017,at Good Shepherd Funeral Home, 2750 Shorter Ave., Rome, Ga. 30165.

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Parnick Jennings Sr.'s Good Shepherd Funeral Home has charge of Mr. Jerry Lansdell’s arrangements.