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Jerry Earl Burysek, Jr.

January 27, 1941 — February 23, 2022

Mr. Jerry E. Burysek, age 81, of Franklin, Ky., passed away on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at 8:13 AM at the Magnolia Village in Bowling Green, Ky.

Jerry had three great loves in his life - the Lord, his wife, Doris, and his family. A devoted follower of Christ, he led the church as a Deacon beginning at Lake Spring Baptist Church, as well as a Sunday school teacher, choir member and volunteer. He later became an active member of Calvary Baptist Church in Franklin and Richpond Baptist Church, as well as Parkland Baptist Church in Louisville, Ky. He spent 56 years with his sweetheart, together enjoying travel, their grandchildren and great-grandchildren. An industrial engineer by trade, Jerry worked many years at Potter and Brumfield in Franklin, eventually retiring from Sunbeam. He also was an avid woodworker, farmer and fisherman.

Visitation will be held on Friday, February 25, 2022 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory. Funeral services will be held the same day, Friday, February 25 at 2:00 PM with burial in Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin, KY.

Jerry was born on January 27, 1941 in Simpson County, KY to the late Jerry Burysek, Sr. and the late Martha Frances Caudill Burysek. He is also preceded in death by his wife, Doris Forshee Burysek.

He is survived by 2 children, Denita Burysek Cherry Ohrt (Jim) of Louisville, Ky and Craig Burysek of Franklin, KY; 5 grandchildren, Tyler Burysek (Ashley), Lauren Cherry Newcomb (Paul), Jeffrey Cherry, Alex Cherry, and Jared Burysek; and 3 great-grandchildren, Eva Burysek, Norah Burysek and Raylan Burysek; and 1 sister, Janie Adams of Clarksville, TN.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Kentucky and Southern Indiana Chapter, Kaden Tower, 6100 Dutchmans Lane, Suite #401, Louisville, KY  40205-3284.  Envelopes will be provided at the funeral home.

Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory website is www.gilbertfhonline.com.  The Facebook page is Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.  The obituary phone line is 270-586-8844.

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Visitation

Friday, February 25, 2022

11:00am - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory

325 West Cedar Street, Franklin, KY 42134

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Friday, February 25, 2022

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325 West Cedar Street, Franklin, KY 42134

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Friday, February 25, 2022

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