Jerry L Hamlet

12 June, 19582 June, 2021

PEKIN~ Jerry Lee Hamlet, 62, of Pekin, passed away at 8:34 p.m. Wednesday June 2, 2021 at his home. He was born June 12, 1958 in Peoria to James Harva and Betty Marie (McCabe) Hamlet. He was preceded in death by his father.

Surviving are his mother, Betty Fisher of Pekin; eight siblings, Deb (Steven) Cagle of Havana, Mary Hamlet of Peoria, Jennie (Erin) Youell of East Peoria, Roger (Jenny Baughn) Hamlet of Pekin, Brenda (Randy) Young of Tennessee, Jim (Brandy) Hamlet of Havana, Oswald Hamlet of Pekin and Gary Gooch of Havana; step-mother, Ethel Hamlet of Havana and many nieces and nephews.

He was a member of the Fraternal Oder of the Eagles Aerie #1869.

Jerry was a handyman, who loved all things electronic and had a collection of flashlights.

Cremation rites have been accorded by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin. There will be no services at this time.

Memorial contributions may be given to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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Blair Pickett

15 June 2021

Jerry worked for me (B.P.P.P ) for many year. He was the most dedicated worker I've ever had.He will be missed by the entire team, We lost a good man...Rest my Friend

Karen Robinson

3 June 2021

I was shocked to hear about Jerry's death. Mom was very saddened by the news.
Jerry was a cousin that growing up we played together. I remember making mud pies and playing with trucks and cars in the dirt under the porch.
RIP dear cousin and keep watching down upon your loved one.

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