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Jerry L. Rea, Sr.

July 24, 1941 ~ November 2, 2023 (age 82) 82 Years Old

Jerry Rea, Sr. Obituary

REA, Jerry L. Sr., age 82, of Huber Heights, passed away Thursday, November 2, 2023 at his residence.  Jerry was a Tech Sergeant with the U.S. Air Force, retiring after 20 years of service, serving during the Vietnam War, Cuban Missile Crisis and Berlin Air Lift.  He was a heating & cooling technician for Huber Rentals & Gorsch Homes, a member of St. Peter Catholic Church and was a volunteer for many years at St. Vincent DePaul.  Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest & Lois; sister, Wanda; and brother, Clyde.  He is survived by his loving wife, Mary Ann; daughters & sons-in-law, Jeannie & Steven Emmons of Huber Heights, Judith & Ronald Barnovsky of NH; sons & daughters-in-law, Jerry L. Jr. & Wendy of Columbus, Joseph & Kamerall of Huber Heights; 13 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and many other relatives & friends. 

Mass of Christian Burial 11 AM Monday, November 20, 2023 at St. Peter Catholic Church, 6161 Chambersburg Road.  Interment Dayton National Cemetery.  The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2-4 PM at Marker & Heller Funeral Homes, Huber Heights Chapel, 5844 Old Troy Pike.  If desired, memorial contributions may be made to St. Vincent DePaul or St. Peter Catholic Church in Jerry’s memory.

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November 19, 2023

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Marker & Heller Funeral Home
5844 Old Troy Pike
Huber Heights, OH 45424

Mass of Christian Burial
November 20, 2023

11:00 AM
St. Peter Catholic Church (Chambersburg Road)

Interment following funeral service
November 20, 2023

Dayton National Cemetery
4400 West Third Street
Dayton, OH 45428


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