OBITUARY

Jerry R. Halstead

March 23, 1943February 28, 2018

Jerry R. Halstead, 74, of Newburgh, IN, passed away Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington, VA. He was born in Bloomington, IN, on March 23, 1943, to the late Claude “Bill” and Norma Halstead.

He was an Indiana University graduate and retired from Atlas Van Lines in 2005. Jerry served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War Era, stationed at Wheelus Air Force Base in Tripoli, Libya and Holloman Air Force Base in Alamogordo, NM. He enjoyed woodworking, motorcycles, and reading. He was a small plane pilot and in later years, became active in flying ultralight airplanes.

Jerry was preceded in death by his brother, Jack.

He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Judith A. Crayner Halstead; son, David Halstead of Brooklyn, NY; daughter, Angela Halstead (Spencer Willet) of St. Louis, MO; sister, Dianne Martin (E.R.) of Bloomington, IN; and 13 nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life will be held 10:00 AM Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at Alexander Newburgh Chapel, with entombment in St. John’s Mausoleum. Friends may visit Monday from 4:00 to 8:00 PM at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to DAV, Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust or Society of St. Vincent de Paul – Evansville.

  • FAMILY

  • Judith A. Crayner Halstead, Wife
  • David Halstead, Son
  • Angela Halstead (Spencer Willet), Daughter
  • Dianne Martin (E.R.), Sister
  • Jerry is also survived by 13 nieces and nephews.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, March 5, 2018
  • A Celebration of Life Tuesday, March 6, 2018
REMEMBERING

Jerry R. Halstead

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Linda Viegas

March 7, 2018

Dear Judy,

I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your beloved husband Jerry. Please accept my deepest sympathies on your loss.

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family,
Linda Viegas

Barbara Sinnett

March 6, 2018

So sorry for your loss. I worked with Jerry at Atlas. He was a great guy and co-worker

March 5, 2018

I would like to offer my sincere condolences to Jerry's family, sorry for your loss. Jeremiah 29:11 assures us that God is thinking thoughts of peace towards us, to give us a future and a hope, may that bring you comfort in this time of sorrow.

FROM THE FAMILY

Biography

Jerry R. Halstead, 74, of Newburgh, IN, passed away Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington, VA. He was born in Bloomington, IN, on March 23, 1943, to the late Claude “Bill” and Norma Halstead.

He was an Indiana University graduate and retired from Atlas Van Lines in 2005. Jerry served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War Era, stationed at Wheelus Air Force Base in Tripoli, Libya and Holloman Air Force Base in Alamogordo, NM. He enjoyed woodworking, motorcycles, and reading. He was a small plane pilot and in later years, became active in flying ultralight airplanes.

Jerry was preceded in death by his brother, Jack.

He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Judith A. Crayner Halstead; son, David Halstead of Brooklyn, NY; daughter, Angela Halstead (Spencer Willet) of St. Louis, MO; sister, Dianne Martin (E.R.) of Bloomington, IN; and 13 nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life will be held 10:00 AM Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at Alexander Newburgh Chapel, with entombment in St. John’s Mausoleum. Friends may visit Monday from 4:00 to 8:00 PM at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to DAV, Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust or Society of St. Vincent de Paul – Evansville.