He was preceded in death by parents, Forrest and Irene Crandell; and sisters: Marjory Read and Peggy Chapman.
Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Barbara; and daughters: Michelle (George) Bercaw and Monica Crandell Stone.
A graveside service will be held at the Chattanooga National Cemetery, Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at 2:30 p.m.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the Crandell residence, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, during the hours of 1 to 4 p.m.
At Jerry’s request, in lieu of flowers, make memorials to Signal Centers of Cleveland, 690 Old Chattanooga Pike, Cleveland, TN 37311.
Serenity Funeral Home and Cremation Center, LLC of Cleveland is in charge of arrangements.