Jerry Everett Tolliver, 92, of Connersville, passed away Friday morning, January 14, 2022 at Reid Health, Richmond.

He was born July 17, 1929 in Coal Grove, Ohio, one of seven children of George W. Tolliver and Clara Ackerson Tolliver.

On March 17, 1961, he was married in Cincinnati, Ohio to Hilda Sue Cornett, and they came to Connersville for residence in 1974. Mrs. Tolliver survives.

For over 20 years, Jerry was a tool and die maker for Philco-Ford and its successors, retiring in 1992.

In his leisure, he enjoyed working in his garden and taking care of his lawn and home. Above all, he enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife of sixty years, Sue Tolliver; two children, Teresa (Bill) Sterling of Connersville and Carolyn (Dana) Newhouse of Terre Houte, Indiana; four grandchildren, Christina (Matt) Wheeler of Fremont, Ohio, Christopher Sterling of Connersville, Matthew (Sarah) Sterling of Independence, Kentucky, and Katelyn Sterling of Connersville; and four great grandchildren, Levi Wheeler, Hannah Wheeler, Heidi Wheeler, and Zoe Lohr. Jerry also has another son, Michael S. Tolliver; granddaughters, Trena Tolliver and Sadie Sicka; great grandchildren, Cody, Ryan, and Miranda Tolliver; two brothers, Daniel Martini and Stanley Pence, both of California; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He is preceded in death by his parents; a son, Gary Tolliver; a daughter, Joann Tolliver; a grandson, Michael J. Tolliver; three sisters, Lillian Crabtree, Jenny Crabtree, and Claira Tolliver; and a brother, Mike Tolliver.

Private funeral services will be conducted at the convenience of the family. Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

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