PAULDING – Jerry J. Flaugh, age 79, died Thursday, Oct. 31 at the Gardens of Paulding.

He was born Sept. 6, 1940 in Payne, son of the late Roy and Eleanor (Guysinger) Flaugh. On Sept. 14, 1974 he married Dorothy J. Keeler who survives.

He graduated from Payne High School in 1958; National Aviation Academy in 1969 and F.B.I Academy in 1980. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving during the Vietnam Era and retired from the Paulding County Sheriff Department in 1999.

He was a member of St. Jacob Church of Christ, Payne; Flat Rock Lodge #580 F&AM where he was a past Master and past District Deputy Grand Master of the 4th Masonic District. He was a lifetime member of Payne American Legion Post #297 and lifetime member of Paulding VFW Post #587.

He is also survived by a brother, Gene (Kathy) Flaugh; a sister, Carol (Russell) Zuber, both of Payne; and nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at Den Herder Funeral Home. He will be laid to rest in Lehman Cemetery.

Visitation will be 4 – 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8 with a Masonic Service at 7:30 p.m. at Den Herder Funeral Home. There will also be visitation on Saturday from 10 a.m. until time of services.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations made to Gardens of Paulding Activity Fund or St. Jacob United Church of Christ, Payne.

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