Jerry William Vancor Sr.
Mr. Jerry W. Vancor, Sr., age 76 a resident of Pelahatchie passed away on Friday, September 18, 2020 at Select Specialty in Jackson. Visitation will be held 5pm-8pm, Sunday, September 20, 2020 at Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Morton. Services will be held 11am Monday, September 21, 2020 from the Ott & Lee Chapel in Morton with burial in Leesburg Church of Christ Cemetery. Arrangements were entrusted to the care of Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Morton.
Mr. Vancor was born in Watertown, NY on April 21, 1944. He enjoyed being outdoors. He loved swimming, biking and running. Jerry was a great bowler and loved going every chance he had. He had a heart of gold and enjoyed helping people anyway he could. Jerry loved his animals, especially his dog, Coco. Mr. Vancor was a Volunteer Fireman with the Pelahatchie Fire Dept. for many years. Jerry was proud to have served as a U.S. Navy Frogman and also served in the Army. His family said, " He was proud to serve his country." He will be greatly missed by all who loved and knew him.
He is preceded in death by his parents, William Vancor and Bernice Reape Vancor and son, Jerry Will Vancor, Jr.
He is survived by his loving wife, Shirley Vancor of Pelahatchie; children, William Vancor (Jennifer) of Brandon, Mike Vancor (April) of Pelahatchie, Tabitha Lawrence (Bill) of Leesburg and Dillon Vancor (Alicia) of Leesburg; brother, Leonard Vancor of New York; grandchildren, Taylor, Anna Jane, Aly, Austin, Ava, Jonathon and Hannah and a host of friends.
Pallbearers will be William Vancor, Mike Vancor, Dillon Vancor, Austin Vancor, Bill Lawrence, Jonathan Lawrence, J.D. Watson, Rick Kelly and Allen Patterson. Honorary pallbearers will be James Ainsworth and Charles Johnson.
Family request face masks to be worn.
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