Jerry Glen Gaines, 76, went to be with his heavenly father on Friday, April 13, 2018 in Louisville, Kentucky. He was born on June 1, 1941 to the late Paul and Gertrude (Taylor) Gaines in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Mr. Gaines honorably served his country in the United States Army National Guard. He worked at the Indiana Army Ammunition Plant until he began his successful career in the automotive sales industry. Mr. Gaines worked for Wilcox Chevrolet, Bales Motor Company and O’Neil Chrysler throughout his career. In his retirement years he worked at the Garr Funeral Home as a Family Service Advisor, helping the people of Sellersburg and surrounding areas pre-plan their funerals. Mr. Gaines was an active member of the Sellersburg United Methodist Church, American Legion Post 204 in Sellersburg and the Jay Cee. He was an avid basketball fan and in his leisure time he enjoyed working in his yard, maintaining the family farm, and ultimately spending time with his family.
Survivors include his loving wife, Pamela Gaines (Regan) of Memphis, Indiana, his daughters Angela Doan (Mark) of Memphis, Audra Offutt (Kent) of Evansville, Indiana and Anne Meredith of Louisville, Kentucky. Mr. Gaines also leaves behind 6 grandchildren, Brittany Doan Amos, Tyler, Haley and Tessa Offutt, Evan and Ryan Meredith.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at the Garr Funeral Home in Sellersburg with entombment to follow at Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany. Visitation will take place on Monday from 1:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. and on Tuesday from 9:30 A.M. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions can be made to the Sellersburg United Methodist Church (226 N New Albany Street Sellersburg, Indiana 47172) and to the American Cancer Society (P.O. Box 22718 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73123). Online condolences can be made at www.garrfuneralservices.com.
Sellersburg United Methodist Church
226 N New Albany Street, Sellersburg IN 47172
American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123