Jerrald Lee Kuriger, age 81 of Waynesville, passed away Saturday, December 1, 2018 at his residence. He was born on August 22nd, 1937 in Dayton, Ohio. He is preceded in death by his parents Bernard & Ruby Kuriger and brother Denny.
Jerry is survived by his loving and caring spouse, of over 63 years of marriage, Ruth and their four sons and daughter in-laws: Rex & Liz, Rusty & Rhonda, Ron & Janie and Rick & Nancy. In addition, there are ten grandchildren, (Reid, Reagan), (Ruby, Robby, Ray & Sydnee), (Ryan, Rachel, Randy), and (Craig, Keith). He is also survived by his dear friends Al & Rhonda Ludwick.
Jerry was the founder and President of the Sure Tool & Mfg. Co., Inc. A Tool & Die Maker by trade, he served in the United States Navy Reserves and was proud to be a 32 Degree Mason. He was a social member of the VFW Post 2800 and a season ticket holder to the Cincinnati Reds since 1970.
His passions included golf, hunting, fishing, gambling, and in his later years he became a master connoisseur of the chilled Tanqueray gin martini, with three olives and no vermouth.
Visitation and service will be held on Saturday December 8th, from 1:00 until 3:00 pm at the Newcomer Beavercreek funeral home, 3380 Dayton-Xenia Road with interment to follow at David Cemetery