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Visitation

Yazel-Megli Funeral Home, Hillsboro Chapel
Saturday October 2nd, 2021
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Funeral Service

Yazel-Megli Funeral Home, Hillsboro Chapel
Saturday October 2nd, 2021
2:00pm

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Jerry Allen Puckett Sr.

Jerry’s life began on December 9, 1931, in Humboldt. He was the son of Maynard and Hazel (Brooks) Puckett. Jerry is a graduate of Humboldt High School. He worked for many years as a welder on tank farms and throughout the oil industry.

Jerry was an avid NASCAR fan and enjoyed Motocross and riding four wheelers. He raced dirt track cars in Chanute and loved anything with four wheels and a motor. Jerry also enjoyed his CB radio and talking to all his CB friends.

His greatest joy was his family which includes his children Jerry A. (Sandra) Puckett, Jr. of Whitewater, Rick (Deanna) Puckett of Newton, and Tony Puckett of Kingwood, TX; grandchildren Brandon Puckett, Janie (Danny) Becker, Shelby (Tyler) Schroeder, Bailey Puckett, Sophie Puckett, Scout Puckett, and Drew Puckett; and great grandchildren Conner, Makenzie, Rylee, Makilynn, Keaton, Ryker, Ripley, Jonathan, Levi, and Brayden.

Jerry passed away on Tuesday September 28, 2021, at the Kansas Christian Home in Newton. He is preceded in death by his parents, great granddaughter Carlee and siblings Blaine Puckett and Jerrine Puckett.

Jerry’s family will gather with friends on Saturday October 2, 2021, from 1 -2 p.m. at the Yazel-Megli Funeral Home, Hillsboro Chapel (902 E. D) where his funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. He will be laid to rest in Mt. Hope Cemetery in Humboldt at a later date. Memorial contributions in Jerry’s name may be directed to the charity of the donor’s choice. Please sign his online guestbook and leave a memory of Jerry at www.yazelmeglifh.com


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Guestbook

Tony and family. What a full and wonderful life your dad and grandfather lived. His legacy will live on forever. God bless you all in your time of sorrow but be sure, you will see him again!

Russ & Connie Miller Oct 5 2021 8:41 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Jerry Puckett Sr.

Chesiree Puckett Oct 2 2021 9:15 AM

Jerry Allen Puckett you will be missed by all of your family and friends ;)
Sending prayers to family from the Solomon's

Joseph Solomon Oct 2 2021 8:39 AM

Ron and I always enjoyed running into Jerry and talking motocross. Jerry always asked about and kept up with JB and I was evident that he was truly interested and cared. One of the nicest men I've had the pleasure of knowing. Much love to Tony and the family.

Stacy Bogle Sep 30 2021 9:49 PM

I'm gonna miss you my friend.

Juanita Nichols Sep 30 2021 6:52 PM

I always thought you were cool!

Tony (Jaye)

Anthony (Tony) J Puckett Sep 30 2021 4:21 PM

I always thought you were cool!

Tony (Jaye)

Anthony (Tony) J Puckett Sep 30 2021 4:16 PM

Peace, love, and an abundance of memories will follow you, Uncle Jerry, in the hearts of all that loved and will miss you,

Debbie LaFrenierr Sep 29 2021 5:54 PM

Always smiling & laughing- love and miss you!

Melissa Puckett Sep 29 2021 5:08 PM