Jerry loved to fish, ride motorcycles and garden. Most of all, he loved his family.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Norma Jean Tedder.
Jerry is survived by his wife of 57 years, Coreen Peckham of the home; two daughters, Jean Francis and husband Mark of Hollister, Julie Wilson and husband Steve of Mason City, Iowa; a son, Steve Peckham and wife Sue of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin; six grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren with one on the way; nine step-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Kenneth Dewayne Peckham of Des Moines, Iowa, Donald Peckham and wife Rosie of Clear Lake, Iowa; a sister-in-law, Carolyn Van Every and husband Jerry of Minneapolis, Minnesota; several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held 11:00 am Monday, April 28, 2014, at Friendly Baptist Church in Branson, Missouri with Bro. John Holt officiating. A graveside memorial service will be held at a later time at Memorial Park Cemetery, Mason City, Iowa. Memorial donations in memory of Jerry may be made to Friendly Baptist Church, 2751 Kirkland Drive, Branson, Missouri 65616 or Hospice Compassus, 3044 Shepherd of the Hills Expy, Ste 200, Branson, Missouri 65616.