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Gerald "Jerry" E. Draut

July 24, 1936 — March 21, 2022

DRAUT, Gerald “Jerry” E., age 85, of Oakwood, passed away Monday, March 21, 2022. He was born July 24, 1936 in Dayton, Ohio; the son of the late, Earl H. and Alberta L. (Beier) Draut. Jerry was a long-time resident of Oakwood where he attended high school. After graduating, he began studying at Ohio University until he joined the Army National Guard. He worked at Wolohan Lumber as a commercial sales manager until his retirement. Jerry was a member of the Kettering American Legion Post #598 for many years as well as Fairmont Presbyterian Church where he served as a deacon, trustee, and usher. Jerry was also an avid fisherman, but what he loved most of all was his family. He will be remembered as a devoted son, father, grandfather, and friend. Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his daughter, Lori; mother of his children and wife, Glenda; and his wife, Marjorie. Jerry is survived by his sons; Scott (Cathy) Draut and Alan Draut; and grandsons, Alexander and Andrew. A gathering of family and friends will be held Saturday, April 2, 2022 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at Routsong Funeral Home, 2100 E. Stroop Road, Kettering, OH 45429. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made out to the American Heart Association in memory of Jerry.

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