Family Login:

Mr. Gerald E. "Gerry" Lacey, Jr.

Mr. Gerald E. "Gerry" Lacey, Jr.
  • November 30, 1959 - December 18, 2019
  • Richland, Michigan
  • Shriners Hospitals for Children — St. Louis
    4400 Clayton Ave.
    St. Louis, MO 63110

Share This Obituary
Resources

Send Flowers
 Local Florists


Memories & Candles

“Pam, So sorry to hear of Gerry's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Marilyn (Richardson) Bell ”
1 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“sorry pam buck ”
2 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“Deepest sympathy on the loss of your husband. I worked at the bank with Gerald, Sr.. Didn't know your husband, but Gerald, Sr. was proud of him...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Patty Mason Meado - Jerseyville, IL

“So shocked to hear this. Worked with Gerry at Imperial Beverage. Loved golfing with Big Ger. My thoughts and prayers go out to PJ. ”
4 of 15 | Posted by: Bob Woodburn - Kalamazoo, MI

“Saddened to hear of Gerry's passing. Condolences to family and friends. ”
5 of 15 | Posted by: Tony Wallbaum - Murrayville, IL

“was very shocked and saddened to hear of Gerry's sudden passing , worked with Gerry at imperial beverage and shared many good times with him and pj....Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: scott smith - Kalamazoo, MI

“PJ....very sorry about your loss. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family during this difficult time. ”
7 of 15 | Posted by: Jim Measel - Coldwater, MI

“I am saddened to hear of the passing of Gerry. We worked together for many years and shared the same birth date as Mark Twain which Gerry reminded...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Brett Roberts - KALAMAZOO, MI

“May God give you peace &comfort ”
9 of 15 | Posted by: Marlene Lacey - Simpsonville, SC

“We are sorry to hear about Gerry's passing. ”
10 of 15 | Posted by: Jim Jokisch - Jacksonville, IL

“I was so saddened to here this. We worked together at consumers energy in Kalamazoo. He was a great man. Prayers going on to the entire family. ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: Brenda Geren - Kalamazoo, MI

“I will miss hearing you laugh at epic fail videos and your movie quotes. Thank you for taking the time to till our garden and teaching my son how to...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Jennifer Berns - Richland, MI

“PJ, I am so sorry to hear about this. My sincerest condolences. ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: Perry Lambert - Battle Creek, MI

“So shocked and saddened to hear this.Gerry was a great guy, worked with him at Imperial. Prayers to PJ and the family. ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: Mark Willis - Battle Creek, MI

“I'm so sorry for your loss. R.I.P. Gerry. God bless the family & friends. ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: Diana Turner - Jacksonville, IL


Wheat Emblem

Gerald E. "Gerry" Lacey Jr., age 60, of Richland, Michigan passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday evening, December 18, 2019. He was born in Jacksonville, Illinois on November 30, 1959, the loving son of Gerald E. and Norma J. (Berndt) Lacey and graduated from Jacksonville High School with the Class of 1977. Gerry has worked for Consumers Energy for more than 20 years and was a member of the UWUA Local #150.

Gerry married the "Love of His Life", Pamela A. "P.J." Smith in Franklin, Illinois on February 9, 1980; she survives. He is also survived by his mother, Norma Lacey of The Woodlands, Texas; his sister, Kathy Rosado of The Woodlands, Texas; his father & mother-in-law, Richard & Margaret Smith of Jacksonville, Illinois; two sisters-in-law, Julie (Bill) Kunzeman of Concord, Illinois and Nancy (Mike) McDevitt of Durand, Illinois; and several special nieces & nephews. Gerry was preceded in death by his father, Gerald E. Lacey.

Gerry was an avid Chicago Sports fan, especially the Bears, Blackhawks & Cubs. He was a true outdoorsman and enjoyed fishing, hunting, birdwatching, and working in the yard. Gerry was also an avid gardener, specializing in building and tending to raised gardens.

A celebration of Gerry's life will be held 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., Friday, December 27, 2019 at the Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Richland Chapel, 9170 East D. Avenue (M-89), Richland, MI 49083. In lieu of flowers, please consider making donations to the Shriners Hospitals for Children — St. Louis, 4400 Clayton Ave. St. Louis, MO 63110. Personal messages for the family and/or favorite memories of Gerry may be placed at www.farleyestesdowdle.com.