(24 Jul 1943 - 6 Dec 2020)
|Birth||24 Jul 1943||Jasper, Indiana, United States|
|Marriage||26 Dec 1977||Barbara Mocherman|
|Death||6 Dec 2020||Franciscan Health, Lafayette, Indiana, United States|
|Burial||11 Dec 2020||Zion Citizens Cemetery, Bringhurst, Carroll, Indiana, United States|
DeathJerry Briles, 77, of Cutler, passed away on Sunday, December 6, 2020 at Franciscan Health in Lafayette. He was born in Jasper County on July 24, 1943 to Glen and Martha (Lang) Briles, Sr. He married Barbara Mocherman on December 26, 1977; she survives.
Jerry attended Wadena Schools in Benton County and then served in the United States Army Reserve. He had worked in plumbing and later in heating and air conditioning, retiring in 2004 from Fingerle Heating and Cooling in Rossville.
Jerry had attended Bringhurst United Methodist Church. He enjoyed having a big vegetable garden and was meticulous in tending to it. Above all, he cherished spending time with his family; especially his grandchildren.
Surviving with his wife, Barbara, are his children, Angela Reneau Jackson (husband Jeff) of Palmetto, Florida, Timothy Lee Briles (wife Francisca) of San Antonio, Texas, Melanie Lynn Collins (husband Jeremy) of Flora, and Lori Melissa Briles of Cutler; his siblings, Mary Holder of Fowler, Glen “Ed” Briles Jr. (wife Marilyn) of Lafayette, Leonard Briles (wife Cyndi) of Attica, Sue Tibbett (husband Kenny) of Lafayette, and Terry Briles of Morroco; 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents and a brother, David Briles.
Visitation will be held on Friday, December 11, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Genda Funeral Home Reinke Chapel. A live-stream, private funeral service will begin at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Brad Burton officiating. The service may be viewed at www.gendafuneralhome.com. Burial will follow at Zion Citizens Cemetery, Bringhurst.
1. Death Notice Online: Genda Funeral Home Inc, Flora, IN.