Jerry Samuel Lutz

August 29, 1941June 3, 2018

NEWTON- Jerry Samuel Lutz, 76, of Newton passed away Sunday, June 3, 2018 at Catawba Regional Hospice, Sherrills Ford. Jerry was born August 29, 1941 in Catawba County, he was the son of the late Samuel Aaron and Ava Hefner Lutz. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers Larry Lutz and Richard Lutz. He is survived by his wife Linda Bogle Lutz of the home, his daughter Lynn Lutz Surratte and husband Michael Surratte of Newton; grandsons Aaron Surratte and wife Julianne of Sherrills Ford and Matthew Surratte and wife Shannon of Newton; great grandchildren Beau , Kelsey Grace and Abel Surratte; sisters Martha Barnette and husband Charles of Conover, and Doris Lutz of Hickory; nephew Nelson Lutz and wife Gina of Newton and great nephews Ryan and Josh; nieces Alesia Boggs, Michelle Kirby, Lori Kirby, and Larissa Kirby all of Hickory and a number of great nieces and nephews. Special thanks to the staff at Frye Regional Medical Center, Rehab staff at Trinity Ridge, and Catawba Regional Hospice of Sherrills Ford. A huge thanks to Pastor Randall Cauble, Reverend Bob Alle, and Reverend Mike Surratte. A visitation will be held Tuesday, June 5, 2018 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at Hickory Funeral Home from. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 3:00 pm in the Chapel of Hickory Funeral Home with Reverend Bob Alle and Reverend Michael Surratte officiating. Burial will follow at New Jerusalem Lutheran Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be James Crowe, Lynnwood Bardens, Cliff Dunn, Aaron Surratte, Matthew Surratte and Russ Henry. Honorary pallbearers Harvey Settlemyre ,Jerry Settlemyre, Larry Scronce, Johnny Brittain, John Lutz, Boyd Adams, Jake Rhodes, Dave Roberts and Guy Roberts. Memorial gifts may be made to New Jerusalem Lutheran Church, 2120 Startown Road, Newton, NC 28658 or Catawba Regional Hospice, 7473 Sherrills Ford Road, Sherrills Ford, NC 28673.


  • James Crowe, Pallbearer
  • Lynnwood Bardens, Pallbearer
  • Cliff Dunn, Pallbearer
  • Aaron Surratte, Pallbearer
  • Matthew Surratte, Pallbearer
  • Russ Henry, Pallbearer
  • Harvey Settlemyre, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Jerry Settlemyre, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Larry Scronce, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Johnny Brittain, Honorary Pallbearer
  • John Lutz, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Boyd Adams, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Jake Rhodes, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Dave Roberts, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Guy Roberts, Honorary Pallbearer

  • New Jerusalem Lutheran Church
  • Catawba Regional Hospice


  • VISITATION Tuesday, June 5, 2018
  • FUNERAL SERVICE Wednesday, June 6, 2018
  • BURIAL Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Jerry Samuel Lutz

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Chasity Woodard

June 4, 2018

So sorry for your loss Linda! Many fond memories growing up next to ya'll! Thinking of you during this difficult time!