Gerald Wayne Etherington

September 18, 1933March 30, 2013

Gerald Wayne Etherington, 79, Kokomo, passed away on Saturday, March 30, 2013, at Kindred Transitional Care. He was born September 18, 1933, in Kokomo, to Pete and Maxine (Allen) Etherington.

He served in the United States Marine Corps and worked at Haynes International as a millwright, retiring in 1992.

He is survived by four sons, Steven Wayne Etherington, Mark Allen Etherington, Harold Scott Etherington, and Michael V. Etherington; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Marilin Turner and Mona Little.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Patricia Anderson; and brother, Danny Etherington.

The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday at Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home with Pastor Brian Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Kokomo Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. Messages of condolence may be expressed online at


  • Visitation Thursday, April 4, 2013
  • Funeral Service Thursday, April 4, 2013

Gerald Wayne Etherington

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Rick Rhew

April 4, 2013

I am so sorry to hear about your Dad. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

Lisa Etherington

April 4, 2013

Scott, Steve, Mark and Mike,

Just wanted to express my condolences to each of you and tell you that your dad was always very nice and respectful to me. He loved each of you.

Lisa Etherington

Karen Phipps-Balog

April 2, 2013

Scott I am so sorry to hear about your Father. I know your heart is breaking, and want you to know you and your family are in my prayers. May the love of those around you help you through the days ahead.