MILTON- Jerry Wadsworth, 76, passed away Sunday evening May 10, 2020 at Reid Health in Richmond, Indiana. A son of the late Henry Emmet and Margaret (Brandenburg) Wadsworth, Jerry was born at home in Kentucky on May 29, 1943. Formerly of Cambridge City, He has made his home in Milton for the past 20 years. Jerry enjoyed the simple things in life and spending time with his family and friends. He had been employed by Bertsch & Company and PROKO in Cambridge City and Copeland’s in Rushville.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, the former Donna Jean Corn. They were married in Centerville, Indiana on August 14, 1961. 3 children, Theresa (Ed) Durham of Milton, Scotty (Trinity) Wadsworth of Bargersville and David Atwood of Connersville; 18 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; 8 siblings, Kathy (Jim) Hankins of Richmond, Rose (David) Hoaglan of Indianapolis, Betty Kate of Shreveport, LA, Delores Flynn of Maryland, NY, Wendell (Carolyn), Henry (Brenda) and James Wadsworth all of Richmond and Dennis (Ruby) Farmer; nieces and nephews.
Jerry was preceded in death by 2 sons, Matthew Alan Wadsworth on May 17, 1998 and Larry Eugene Wadsworth on February 2, 2019; 2 brothers, John and Charlie Wadsworth.
Private visitation will be held on Thursday May 14, 2020 at Marshall & Erlewein Funeral Home, Dublin. Cremation will follow with burial at Riverside Cemetery in Cambridge City.
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