Stephen E. Kerby, 74, of Greentown, passed away Saturday, March 18, 2017, at Community Howard Regional Health in Kokomo. He was born July 11, 1942, in Greentown to Eugene Kerby and Norma (Davis) Marshand. He married Jean Cox on June 4, 1963, in Akron, Indiana, and she survives.
Stephen retired from Chrysler in 1992 with 30 years of service. He was a graduate of Eastern High School in Greentown and enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, but his love was farming.
Surviving family include his wife, Jean Kerby, Greentown; daughters, Barbara (John) Ragan, Atlanta, Indiana, and Susan Kerby, Morrow, Ohio; grandchildren include, Trisha (Ben) Gordon, Eaton, Ohio, Jennifer (William) Mayes, Kokomo, Aimee Ragan, Atlanta, Indiana. He also was looking forward to a great-grandchild, who is on the way. Stephen is also survived by one brother, James (Vickie Teachnor) Kerby, Alabama.
He was preceded in death by his parents and stepparents, Eugene and Dorothy Kerby and Norma and Carl Marschand, and one sister, Garnet Brankle.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 25, 2017, at Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston, with the Rev. Thad Steward officiating. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery in Greentown. Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 24, 2017, at the funeral home. Arrangements have been entrusted to Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston. www.murrayweaverfuneralhome.com.
Published on March 21, 2017