Jerry F. Colby

February 26, 2024

Jerry F. Colby, 84, of rural Frankfort, died February 26, 2024 at Mulberry Health and Rehabilitation Center.  He was born November 26, 1939 in Frankfort, IN to the late Robert H. & Desta Irene (Reed) Colby.  He was formerly married to Pat Schimmel and Suzanne Sparks.

Jerry was a 1958 graduate of Frankfort High School.  He proudly served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1958-1962. Jerry was a letter carrier for the U.S. Post Office for 30 years, retiring in 1992.  He then worked for the Milky Way.  His memberships include; Moose Lodge #7, American Legion and Marine Corps League.  Jerry enjoyed reading, watching old movies and listening to the old radio shows. He was also a fan of NFL, especially the Indianapolis Colts and college football and basketball, enjoying the purity of the college athlete’s love for the game.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be from Noon-2 p.m. Friday, March 1, 2024 at Archer-Weston Funeral and Cremation Center, 501 E. Clinton St., Frankfort. The funeral service will begin at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park.

Survived by:

Son: Jerry Scott (Bridy) Colby of Frankfort, Step-Son: Jason Disinger of Frankfort, Step-Daughters: April Teagarden of Colfax, Julie Connor of Frankfort, Brother: Robert R. Colby of FL, Sisters: Linda Bowen of Lazonseville, Sandra (Jerry) Roth of Frankfort, Grandchildren: Michael, Stephen and Isabella and 1 Great-Grandson, Axel.


Leave your Condolences

8 Condolences for “Jerry F. Colby”

  1. Pam Driskill February 27, 2024 at 4:38 pm

    So sorry for your loss Scott. Your dad was a great man with a big heart.

  2. April Tegarden and family February 27, 2024 at 7:29 pm

    Jerry is loved and will be missed so much!!

  3. Laurie Sparks-Sellers February 27, 2024 at 10:55 pm

    Once a brother in law, always a friend. Thank you for stepping up and taking care of my family. R.I.P.

  4. Cathy Hurless February 28, 2024 at 8:35 am

    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers and hugs to the family.

  5. Tina Andrews February 28, 2024 at 10:05 am

    So sorry for your loss Scott, some great memories with your dad as kids.

  6. Amanda Faulkner February 29, 2024 at 4:59 pm

    Sorry for your families loss. I got to know how great of a man Jerry was in the short time he was in our care at Mulberry. He will be missed for sure.

  7. Gloria Hite February 29, 2024 at 5:12 pm

    So sorry to hear of the loss of your father Scott. Sending prayers and hugs to you and family.

  8. Erilda Coleman March 3, 2024 at 6:23 am

    So very sorry to hear of Jerry’s passing. It is never easy to lose a loved one. Know he will be missed. Sending prayers of peace & comfort. God Bless – Ron & Erilda (Chanadams) Coleman, Foley, AL

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