Funeral service for Jerry Leon Colton was July 10, 2019 at Wilson Mortuary Chapel, Salem, with Pastor Barry Baugh officiating.
Interment was in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Waynesville, with Military Honors.
Pallbearers were Bobby Broome, Bob Gravley, Brett Malavenda, Luke Malavenda, Chris Sweitzer and Ken Sweitzer.
Mr. Colton was born July 28, 1935 in Stockton, California, to John Colton and Myrtle (Dodson) Colton. Mr. Colton died July 4, 2019 in Rolla at the age of 83 years.
Survivors include his sisters, Norma Scanlon; Margie Lawson; and Inez Broome; brother-in-law, Bob Broome; and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Preceding him in death were his parents.
Mr. Colton served eight years in the Navy during the Korean War.