Jerry was born July 6, 1946 and died May 9, 2022 of natural causes at the age of 75
Born to Virgil and Jessie Stamps in Detroit, Michigan. At the age of 2 months they moved to Colorado Springs, Colorado where he grew up and graduated from Palmer High School. After high school he enlisted in the army and served 2 years. After serving in the Army, he worked and managed a Kentucky Fried Chicken store, then he later retired from King Soopers after 25 years.
When Jerry’s stepson, Wayne Hartzler, was racing cars he enjoyed watching him race. Jerry and his wife, Arvada, got involved in antique tractor pulling and did that for 4 years. After that they got involved with the cowboy shoot at Ramah, Colorado and did so for 2 years. Jerry’s love passion was to make custom knives and sell them, something he always wanted to do after he retired from working and did so for 2 years until he became ill.
Preceded in death by his father, Virgil, mother, Jessie, and sister, Sue Leather.
He is survived by his wife, Arvada; sons, Gary and Mark; a daughter, Julia Cahill; grandchildren: Andrew, Joshua, Simone and Cohen; step grandchildren: Arianna, Dakota, Adam and Noah; and great grandson, Ronin. He has 3 brothers: Henry, Chuck, and Richard; sister, Linda; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at Heart of Worship Ministries, 3445 Parkmoor Village Dr., Colorado Springs, CO.
Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery in Colorado Springs, CO.