Jerry Frank DeSalme, age 91, of Rural Holden, MO. Passed away peacefully at Saint Luke’s Hospice House on Dec. 29, 2022.
Jerry was born in San Antonio, TX, July 28, 1931, to Hamilton Frank and Margret DeSalme.
Jerry graduated from Central High School in Kansas City MO. He joined the Army in 1951 and served three years.
Jerry married Judy Harper in 1963. He retired after 32 years with AT&T in Lees Summit.
After retirement, he enjoyed traveling to Lake Pomme Terre and spending winters in Texas.
Jerry is predeceased by: sister, Jean DeSalme Fanning and daughter, Deborah Lynn DeSalme Bellington; and survived by wife, Judy Harper DeSalme; son David Benson DeSalme; daughter, Rebecca Gile; grandchildren, Bobi Bellington Poindexter and Zackery Clement; and great-grandchildren, Trinity and William Poindexter.
There are no events planned, as he did not wish to have services.
Individuals may make a donation to Saint Luke’s Hospice House of Kansas City in his honor as an alternative to flowers.