Jerry Lee Rawson, Sr., 75, of Covert, MI passed away Friday, November 9, 2018 at his residence. A celebration of life will take place Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Riverside United Methodist Church, 4401 Fikes Rd., Benton Harbor, MI with Pastor John Sternaman officiating. Those who wish to leave a condolence online may do so at www.purelycremations.org . Arrangements entrusted to Purely Cremations – Starks Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Services 269-926-9440.
Jerry was born June 23, 1943 in Battle Creek, MI to Victor and Jackie (Gobles) Soules. After graduating from Harper Creek High School, he proudly served in the United States Army from 1960-1963. Jerry was an auto mechanic by trade but could fix or repair anything. He liked to tinker, hunt for treasure and collect things – especially model cars. Jerry’s favorite times were spent with his loving family.
Jerry is survived by his Mother, Jackie Baker; daughters, Michele Rawson-Naumann, Heather Rawson and Ashley Rawson; sons, Terry Rawson and Michael Rawson; 14 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; sisters, Cathy (Kim) Edwards and Karen (John) Loeffler; brothers, William (Ruth) Beaty, Larry (Lori) Beaty and Dan Merritt; sons-in-law, Harold Bryant and Jeffrey Miller, and several nieces and nephews.
Jerry is preceded by his father and son, Jerry Lee Rawson, Jr.
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