Jerry W. Lotz, Sr. age 78, of Lima passed away peacefully 6:06 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 8th. He was born Dec. 18, 1943 in Lima to the late Eugene Edward and Grace A. (Hughes) Lotz, Sr. He had a special companion for more than 30 years, Louise Foster of Lima.
Jerry had served in the U.S. Navy during Vietnam.
Additional survivors include children: William T. (Jody Stopher) Lotz of Cridersville, Aileen R. (Anthony Turman) Carr of Elida and Jerry William (Kristina) Lotz, Jr., 9 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and a brother Jack A. Lotz.
He was preceded in death by siblings: Eugene E. Lotz, Jr. and Sheila Gail Evert.
The family will receive friends Monday, January 17 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville from 1 to 3 p.m.