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“dear diane, so sorry we missed the wake we didnt know until every thing was over we surely would have been there we thought alot of Dord lotta funny...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“JUST WANTED TO SAY SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS, I JUST FOUND OUT THIS MORNING . I GET OUT OF WORK AT 6:30 A.M. GOD BLESS YOU AND FAMILY , SORRY I NEVER MET...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: DAVID CALVARESE - MENTOR, OH

“First we'd like to thank Dord's family for his service to the country and the ideals he adhered to.Our deepest sympathy to the family and may all...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Jack Schreckengost - McConnells, SC


4 of 7 | Posted by: patti Elmore - mentor, OH

“Our thoughts and prayers aré with you Diane !! May Dord rest in peace with no more pain and suffering!!! Love Mike&Patti Elmore ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Patti Elmore - mentor, OH

“Leave a condolence or a memory.You will be missed ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: teresa alsup - lafayette, IN

“Diane so sorry for your loss what little I knew him he was a great guy.Prayers go out to you and the family may he R.I.P. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Carol Joyner - Madison, OH


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Dord Jerrell, age 68, of Thompson, passed away Monday, October 19, 2015 at TriPoint Medical Center. He was born December 26, 1946 in Jonesville, VA to Marie Ellen (Alsup) and Rhea Southgate Jerrell. He married Sylvia "Diane" Keith in Concord, on July 30, 1982.

Dord worked for Ohio Rubber, Tree Preservation Corporation and retired from RW Sidley in 2012. As a Vietnam Veteran, he proudly served our country in the US Army. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved hunting and fishing. He also enjoyed trips to Presque Isle Casino with his wife. Dord loved gardening and entering competitions with his award-winning sunflowers.

He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Diane, brother, Rhea (Mary) Jerrell of Kansas City; sisters, Beulah Yeater of Lisbon, Janet (Bub) Woodworth of Rock Creek; several nieces and nephews; 4-legged companions, Summer, Mandy, Aurora, Calamity, Daisy and his bird, Sunshine. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Friends will be received 6 – 8 p.m. Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at The Behm Family Funeral Home, 26 River Street, Madison, Ohio. A Funeral Service will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, October 22, 2015 at the funeral home. Rev. Larry Wade will be officiating. Final Resting Place will be at Perry Cemetery on Center Street, Perry, Ohio.

Contributions may be made to Geauga County Humane Society, 15463 Chillicothe Rd, Novelty, OH 44072 or Lake County Humane Society, 7564 Tyler Blvd, Suite E, Mentor, OH 44060.

Friends may leave condolences online at www.behmfuneral.com