Gerald E. Ely, Jr. passed away on November 15th peacefully with family by his side.
He was born in 1963 in Boston, Massachusetts.
He was a proud and dedicated truck driver for over 40 years and was a true example of hard work and perseverance. His Boston accent was his signature, a reminder of where he came from and the values he held dear.
He is survived by his Daughter Kimberley M. Ely, Sisters Karen A. Smith (Ely) and Colleen D. Merkle (Campbell), 3 Grand-Daughters Mary Jeannette, Jessica Marie & Nevaeh Marie, Uncles Frederick Lovett and Lary Lovett, Aunt Ann Johnson (Lovett) and his niece, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his Father Gerald E. Ely, Sr., Mother Carole A. Campbell (Lovett) Stepfather William C. Campbell, and Grandparents Frederick J. Lovett & Elinor M. Lovett (Richmond).
Gerald will forever be remembered for the love he shared, the laughter he brought, and the legacy of kindness he leaves behind.