Sterling area resident Mr. Jerry Duane Musselman, 51, died Monday, Sept. 27, 2010, at Central Peninsula Hospital following a battle with cancer.
A viewing for Mr. Musselman will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3, 2010, at Peninsula Memorial Chapel, 5839 Kenai Spur Highway, Kenai. Graveside services will follow the services at 5 p.m. with Pastor David Arestad officiating at Kenai Cemetery.
Mr. Musselman was born Aug. 23, 1959, in Richmond, Ind., to Earl and Martha Musselman. He spent most of his life in Indiana until his move to Alaska three years ago. He was employed by Frontier Community Services and took pride in his work.
Mr. Musselman attended Abundant Life Assembly of God Church, in Sterling, and loved serving as an usher. Some of his favorite pastimes were potlucks, fishing, eating out and going to the movies. He enjoyed traveling and watching car races.
His family wrote, "Jerry touched many lives in his own quiet way and will be sorely missed. He was a caring, generous man. Jerry came to believe God has a plan and a purpose for each one of us."
He was preceded in death by his mother, Martha Musselman.
He is survived by his father, Earl Musselman, of Richmond; siblings, James Musselman and his wife Jackie, Carolyn Wilhelm and her husband Robert, all of Richmond; Patty Mullins and her husband, Glenn, with whom Jerry resided in Sterling; and Richard Musselman and his wife Tammy, Webster, Ind.; nieces and nephews, which include Kelsey and Nicholas Musselman, Lori Brush and Mandy Mize all of Richmond/Webster; Cheryl Dilauro, of Centerville, Mass.; Greg Mullins and Laura Goldthwaite, of Sterling. His great nieces and nephews include Elisabeth Mullins, Daniel and Leann Meier, and Jordon Goldthwaite, of Sterling.
Arrangements were made by Peninsula Memorial Chapel.
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