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Jerry A. McRill

August 28, 1948 — August 23, 2020

Jerry A. McRill, age 71, of Eaton, OH passed away on Sunday, August 23, 2020 at Kettering Medical Center in Kettering.  He was born August 28, 1948 in Dayton, OH to the late Arthur and Rosaline McRill.  He retired as a Reality Specialist Manager from the Ohio Department of Transportation.  He was the owner/operator of J & J Service in Eaton for over 25 years.  He attended the Eaton Community of Faith.  He was a member of the Eaton Lions Club; Bolivar Masonic Lodge #82, Eaton; and Ducks Unlimited.  He was involved with Council on Aging in Eaton and helped found the Meals on Wheels program.  He was also an avid golfer and had a passion for all levels of history.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife Joyce E. McRill; and brother Brian McRill.  He is survived by his wife Carol A. McRill of Eaton; son Jeff McRill of Eaton and his children Isaac McRill and Kireen McRill; son Justin (Joanna) McRill of Eaton and their children Harley McRill, Jesse McRill, Elaine McRill-Mobley and step children Dylan Weireter and Britney Cox; stepson Justin J. (Erica) Swartsell of Eaton and their children Eva Swartsell, Eli Wolfe-Swartsell and Jagger Swartsell; step daughter Kristin A. (Jon) Swartsell-Pettitt of Eaton and their children A.J. Pettitt and Emma Pettitt; sister Sandy Mullins of Kettering; brothers Steve McRill of Eaton and Tom McRill of Colorado; brother-in-law Gary J. (Sandy) Wagner of Jacksonville, FL; and several nieces and nephews.  Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 27, 2020 from 11:00 am until time of funeral services at 1:00 pm at the Girton Schmidt & Boucher Gard Funeral Home, 226 West Main Street, Eaton, OH Pastor Jeff Travis officiating. Burial will follow at Preble Memory Gardens, West Alexandria, OH.  Memorial contributions may be sent to the American Cancer Society or Eaton Community of Faith, 400 North Commerce Street, Lewisburg, OH 45338.  Online condolences and other remembrances may be sent to the family by visiting www.gsbfuneralhome.com.
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