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GERALD THOMAS METOXEN

July 2, 1948 ~ March 1, 2024 (age 75) 75 Years Old
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GERALD METOXEN Obituary

Gerald Thomas Metoxen, 75, of DeKalb, Illinois, passed away Friday, March 1, 2024, at his home.

Gerald Thomas Metoxen was affectionately known as Jerry, Two Feathers, Geronimo and Grand Jerry to his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was born on July 2, 1948, in Chicago, Illinois, to Elmer and Bernice (Johnson) Metoxen. Gerald married Fannie Johnson of Chicago, Illinois. Gerald was a Veteran of the U.S. Marines.

He is survived by his wife Fannie; his children Maurice, Michael, Melvin (children Candace and Randall), Erika (Aaron Sr.) (children Ashely and Aaron Jr.) and Andrea (child Ciebiena), sisters Sharon (James) and Mildred (Roy), brothers Rodger (Donna), Michael (Nancy) and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents Elmer and Bernice Metoxen, uncles Frankie and Bonnie, brothers Russell, Raymond and Elmer Jr. and great-grandson TerrenceTa’Von Norris Jr.

The Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 14, 2024, at Anderson Funeral Home in DeKalb, with Melvin Johnson officiating the services. Burial will follow at Abraham Lincoln Cemetery in Elwood, Illinois with Full Military Honors.

Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, March13, 2024, at Anderson Funeral Home in DeKalb.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Metoxen Family in care of Anderson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 605, 2011 South Fourth Street, DeKalb, IL 60115.

For information, visit www.AndersonFuneralHomeLtd.com or call 815-756-1022.

 

 

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Visitation
Wednesday
March 13, 2024

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Anderson Funeral Home
2011 South Fourth Street P.O. Box 605
Dekalb, IL 60115

Funeral Service
Thursday
March 14, 2024

10:30 AM
Anderson Funeral Home
2011 South Fourth Street P.O. Box 605
Dekalb, IL 60115

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