Jerry Doyle Overfelt
|Posted 2018-08-08 by mhenderson|
|Published in Today's News Herald on Aug. 8, 2018 -|
Lake Havasu City, Arizona -
Jerry Doyle Overfelt, 79, passed in Lake Havasu City July 31.
He was born the son of Lester and Iva Overfelt in Enid, Oklahoma Sept.
Jerry met the love of his life, Judy McInturff, and married her in
Long Beach, California on June 27, 1958. They were blessed with 60
After graduating high school, Jerry joined the police force of Bell,
California and then went on to earn an associate's degree. He enjoyed
police work and retired from the force after 31 years of service.
After relocating to Havasu, he served as a volunteer for the Mohave
County Sheriff's Office for 20 years.
Jerry treasured his family and liked nothing better than spending time
with his grandchildren, great-grandchildren and family. He also
enjoyed fishing, camping, gardening, golf and boating. He was an avid
sports fan and always had some sporting event on the television. Jerry
loved the Lord and his church family. He found great joy in serving
his church in many capacities.
He was a member of Havasu Christian Church as well as the Master
Gardeners and the Fraternal Order of Eagles.
Jerry is preceded in death by his parents, Lester and Iva Overfelt,
and his siblings Marie, Zeola, Arley, Delilah and Wanda.
He is survived by his loving wife Judy Overfelt, son Jay (Susie
Shields) Overfelt, daughters Jo Dee (Mark) Irwin and Jill (John) Gunn
McKillop, brother-in-law Danny (Sheri) McInturff, nine grandchildren
and seven great-grandchildren.
A memorial service for Jerry is at Havasu Christian Church at 2 p.m.
on Saturday, Aug. 11. Donations in Jerry's honor can be made to Havasu
Christian Church or Hospice of Havasu.
Services were entrusted to the care of Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home.
Thoughts and condolences can be sent to the family at www.lietz-
frazefuneralhome.com. To send a free card go to
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