Jerry Eugene Kilpatrick
Jerry Eugene Kilpatrick August 17, 1940 ~ February 12, 2020
Jerry Kilpatrick passed away at home surrounded by his family.
Jerry was born in Fairfield, California to Paul and Utah Kilpatrick. He married his high school sweetheart in 1960.
Jerry was a skilled custom craftsman, avid hunter and an amazing father.
Jerry spent his final days surrounded by his wife, daughters, son, grandchildren, and his great grandchildren. He laughed and told stories of his life and passed on his wisdom. When asked about his life he proudly said, “there is nothing that I didn’t do.”
He is survived by his wife of 59 years Carolyn Kilpatrick, daughter Kristi (Ed) Murkovich, Kim McQueary, Kari Rhodes, and his son Geoff Rhodes. He is also survived by his 9 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. He was preceeded in death by his parents, sister Paulette Brown, son-in-law John McQueary and many friends.
When asked what he would do all over again, he pointed to his wife and said, “marry her.” Of everything in his life, he took the most pride in his family. He was fiercely loved and will be remembered with admiration.
A Celebration of Life will be held in April.