Jerry Ledsinger, beloved father, grandfather, and brother passed away Thursday, April 20, 2023 at his residence in Paducah, Kentucky, at the age of 66 years.
He was born September 21, 1956 in Paducah, Kentucky to Earl and Juanita Lynn Ledsinger. He grew up in the Choate community. He was a member of the Oak Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America.
Jerry began his education at Franklin School and graduated from Joppa High School in 1974. He attended Shawnee Community College and ITT Technical Institute studying electronic technology. He was employed at TVA/Shawnee Steam Plant retiring in 2018 after 28 years. He was a member of the IBEW Local 816.
Jerry was married to Patricia Coleman Ledsinger and to that union 2 children were born, son, Adrain Ledsinger and daughter, Sydney Ledsinger. He was a devoted and loving father.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Juanita Lynn Ledsinger and brother-in-law, Royce Sparks.
Jerry leaves to cherish his memory: his son, Adrain Ledsinger of Paducah, Kentucky; daughter, Sydney Ledsinger of Las Vegas, Nevada; their mother, Patricia Coleman Ledsinger of Memphis, Tennessee; granddaughter, Kaia Gisselle Ledsinger; sister, Dorothy Sparks of Metropolis, Illinois; brother, Dennis Ledsinger of Minneapolis, Minnesota; nephews, John (Sherell) Sparks of Metropolis, Illinois, Scott (Angie) Sparks of Chicago, Illinois; niece, Denise Chaske of Minneapolis, Minnesota; great nephew, Giancarlo Sparks of Chicago, Illinois; great nieces, Dorian and Kamille Sparks of Metropolis, Illinois; and a host of cousins and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 12 noon on Monday, May 1, 2023 at the Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home in Metropolis, Illinois with Rev. Jackie Meadows officiating. Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery in the Choate community.
Visitation will be held on Monday, May 1, 2023 from 10 am until 12 noon at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be John Sparks, Scott Sparks, Archie Ledsinger, Nate Ledsinger, Jacob Ledsinger, and Dhomynic Lightfoot.
Memorials may be made in Jerry’s name to Oak Grove Community Cemetery, P.O. Box 814, Metropolis, Illinois 62960 or Oak Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America, P.O. Box 599, Metropolis, Illinois 62960.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home in Metropolis. Online condolences may be made at www.aikinsfarmer-millerfh.com
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