Jerry H. Corwin, 69, of West Mansfield, passed away surrounded by family at 6:50 p.m. Sunday, April 8, 2018 at OSU Wexner Medical Center in Columbus.
He was born July 30, 1948, in Forest to the late Raymond Edward and Margaret Lucille Jenkins Corwin. On Dec. 30, 1968, he married Cynthia S. Reisinger and she survives in West Mansfield.
Also surviving are two sons, Jerry D. (Michelle) Corwin of Lakeview and Jeffrey A. (Andrea) Corwin of Bellefontaine; nine grandchildren, Josie Sue Marie Corwin, Joseph Daniel Corwin, Amanda Green, Erin Fleming, Nicholas Fleming, Hayes Elizabeth Corwin, Philip Jeffrey Corwin, Grace Elaine Corwin and Eli Allen Corwin; five great-grandchildren; four brothers, Jim (Chris) Corwin of Moab, Utah, Jack (Barb) Corwin of West Mansfield, John Corwin of Bellefontaine and Bill (Sonja) Corwin of Lafollette, Tenn.; two sisters, Joan Pacey of Forest and Lisa Reed of Summerville, S.C.; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two sisters-in-law, Ann Corwin and Beverly Corwin; and one brother-in-law Larry Pacey.
A deputy with the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office, he retired after 17 years. He was a member of the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office Mounted Posse for 15 years and was the proprietor of C& J Pizza in Quincy for 10 years. He was an Army veteran who served during the
Vietnam War and was a member of VFW Post 1080 in Bellefontaine, where he was the commander and a member of the Honor Guard.
He was a member of Harold Kerr American Legion Post 173 in Bellefontaine and was a volunteer with the Vets to DC program. He was a former president of the Rushsylvania Rough Riders, a former baseball coach, a farmer who raised cattle and quarter horses for a number of year, and he also loved to watch his grandchildren in all their activities.
Calling is from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 13, at Price-McElroy Funeral Home in Kenton, where the funeral begins at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 14. Pastor Terry Robinson officiates and burial is in Hale Cemetery in Mt. Victory, with military graveside rites by the Logan County Honor Guard and the Casualty Assistance of Ft. Knox Honor Guard.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the VFW Post 1080 Scholarship Fund. Express condolences at pricefh.net.