Jerry L. Gatten, 49, died at 7:28 a.m. June 20, 2017, at his residence, following a six-month battle with cancer.
He was born March 5, 1968, in Chillicothe, to James and Carol (Curtis) Gatten, who survive and reside in Chillicothe.
Also surviving are his sister and brother-in-law, Marilyn (Michael) Charney; niece, Amanda Charney; and nephew, John Charney, all of Cincinnati.
Jerry was a graduate of Unioto High School, Class of 1987.
He worked for a subcontractor at DuPont in Circleville.
He was a big fan of stock car racing and NASCAR. He enjoyed attending races with his friends and cheering for his favorite driver, Jeff Gordon.
Private graveside services will be held in Greenlawn Cemetery under the direction of Haller Funeral Home & Crematory. Visit www.hallerfuneralhome.com.
This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal