Gerald R. Starkey, 77, passed away September 27, 2018. He was the son of Edward R. Starkey Sr. and Ethel Hanley Starkey. The youngest of 11 children he was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Roy N. Starkey, Charles Starkey, Edward Starkey, Jr., and infant Donald Starkey, sisters Norma Jean Hastings, Annabelle Rose, Bernice Byers, Isabelle Stonerock and Wanda Adams. He is survived by his wife, Mary Jo, son, Brett Starkey, daughter Joanne Cornell, sister Bernadine Berk, step children Kelley Hollon, Danny Clark and James Clark, grandsons Mark (Jackie) Starkey and Sean (Dora) Starkey, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place according to his wishes. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Wellman Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Online condolences can be made to www.wellmanfuneralhomes.com.
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