Jerry Lee Duckworth, Sr. a resident of Raymond, passed from this life Saturday, September 8, 2018 at the Willapa Harbor Health and Rehab Center; he was 80. Jerry was born January 18, 1938 in South Gate, CA to Cash and Bertha (Evans) Duckworth. He was raised in Southern California, he married Carol M. Dean, his first love, June 2, 1955 in Bell Gardens, CA. The couple moved to Willapa Harbor in 1963. Carol preceded Jerry in death. Jerry found love again and married Judy Lee Smith December 10, 1982 in Sumner, WA; Judy also preceded Jerry in death. Jerry spent many years serving as a Pastor and minister, as well as a hardworking machinist in the states of Alaska, Washington and Oregon. He is survived by three sons, Jerry Duckworth, Jr. of Long Beach, Gary Duckworth of Raymond and Michael Duckworth of Federal Way; his brother Tom Duckworth of Raymond and his sister Linda Tidwell, also of Raymond as well as his dear daughter-in-law and caregiver, Joy Duckworth. Jerry is also survived by 10 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, 14 step grandchildren and one step great grandchild. A Celebration of Jerry’s Life will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 15, 2018 at New Life Fellowship in Raymond. Arrangements are in care of Stoller’s Mortuary in Raymond.
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