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Jerry L. Faber
April 22, 1947 ~ October 2, 2022 (age 75) 75 Years Old
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Jerry Lee Faber, 75, of Jackson, Missouri, formerly of Effingham, Illinois, passed away on October 2, 2022 at his home after a difficult battle with cancer.
Jerry was born April 22, 1947 in Amboy, Illinois to Henry and Rosalia Faber.
Jerry earned a doctorate degree in Animal Nutrition from Iowa State University. He worked for Central Soya and Archer Daniels Midland feed company for 34 years. He served in the United States Army from 1972-1974 as a 1st Lieutenant after completing the ROTC program.
He married Glenda Hoge in 1968. They have four children: Andrea (Paul) Taylor of Champaign, Illinois; Anthony (Melissa) Faber of Jackson; Andrew (Kelley) Faber of Zionsville, Indiana; and Trevor (Danielle) Faber of Teutopolis, Illinois.
He has nine granddaughters: Grace (Jake) McKown, Olivia Taylor, Laura Taylor, Maya Faber, Alexis Faber, Addison Faber, Leah Faber, Emily Faber, and Anna Faber. He has two step-grandsons Jordan Yahn and Devon Yahn.
He is survived by his wife, Glenda, children, and grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, brothers Norman Faber and Ralph Faber, and his sister Shirley Rod.
Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, October 5, 2022, at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center (640 W. Independence, Jackson, MO 63755), and from 10 to 11 a.m., Thursday, October 6, 2022, at the South Campus of New McKendree United Methodist Church (1770 South Hope Street, Jackson, MO 63755).
Rev. Bryan Wendling will conduct the funeral service at 11 a.m., Thursday, at the church. Interment will follow at Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson.
Memorials may be made to New McKendree United Methodist Church or to Old McKendree Chapel, a United Methodist shrine.
Online condolences may be sent to the family by clicking on the tribute wall tab of Jerry’s obituary article at mccombsfuneralhome.com.