Jerry Lee Laker, 73, of Pana passed away Friday, February 28, 2020 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. He was born July 24, 1946 in Pana to the late Fred & Lucille (Bruns) Laker.
Jerry graduated from Pana H.S. and was a lifetime member of the Pana Eagle’s Club #4109. He worked at PPG and Squeaky Clean Car Wash for 15 years. He loved being outside and in his younger years enjoyed hunting and playing baseball.
Jerry is survived by his children: Colleen (Jeff) Mayberry, Springfield; Craig Laker (significant other, Teresa Peterson), Mattoon; siblings: Doris (Dan) Seal, Weldon; Larry (Joy) Laker, Taylorville; and significant other Sandy Schultz.
He was also preceded by a sister Shirley Riggs.
Visitation for Jerry will be held Thursday, March 5, 2020 from 10:00-12:00 p.m. at McCracken-Dean Funeral Home. Private family committal will be held at a later date in Rosemond Grove Cemetery, Rosamond. www.mdfh.com