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US Army CW3 (Ret.) John Thomas Gerlosky

April 28, 1937 ~ July 19, 2017 (age 80)

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U.S. Army CW3 (Ret.) John Thomas Gerlosky, 80, of Fayetteville, passed away on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at the VA Medical Center.

He was born in Cleveland, OH on April 28, 1937.  During his nearly 22 year career in the Army, he earned a Bronze star, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry w/Palm, Master Parachute badge, and numerous other commendations.

John is survived by his wife of 47 years, Dana; daughters, Nancy Jo Gemma, Linda Whitner; son, John Gerlosky; step children, Kay Oliver (Allen), Lana Cain, and Michele Matthews; along with many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

A funeral service is scheduled with full military honors at 10:30 am on  Monday,, July 24, 2017 in the chapel of Sullivan’s Highland Funeral Service.  Burial will follow at Cumberland Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers please make contributions to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN  38105. 

Online condolences may be expressed at

Services are entrusted to Sullivan’s Highland Funeral Service & Crematory.

Charitable donations may be made to:

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

 Service Information

Funeral Service
July 24, 2017

10:30 AM
Sullivan's Highland Funeral Service

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