Jerry L. Zent, 77, Columbia City, passed away at 12:20 p.m. Thursday July 14, 2016, at Kendallville Manor, Kendallville. Born on Aug. 1, 1938, in Noble County, he was the son of Howard and Eloise (Miles) Zent.
Jerry was a lifetime Whitley County resident. He attended local schools and graduated from Wolf Lake High School with the Class of 1956.
Jerry was a truck driver for Bader Trucking, Fort Wayne, for many years and also for Jasper Trucking, Merriam, where he retired from in 2001.
Survivors include his children: Kevin Zent, Tennessee; Nanette Parkison, Larwill; Gary Zent, Ligonier; Jon Zent, Florida; Mary Leslie, Columbia City; Sara Stahl, Fort Wayne; Eric Zent, Florida; Heather Zent, Leo; and Angel Conley, Wolcottville; and several grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and son: Randy Zent.
In accordance with Jerry’s wishes there will be no calling or services at this time.
Memorial contributions in memory of Jerry may be made to Kendallville Manor.
Arrangements by DeMoney-Grimes, a Life Story Funeral Home, Columbia City.