Aldridge, Jerry H. - ETR2 '60-'63
1940 - 2014
Jerry Harrison Aldridge, age 74, of Pensacola passed away
suddenly at Sacred Heart Hospital on September 30, 2014 surrounded by family and
Jerry was born in Rupert, Idaho April 6, 1940 to W. E. "Mick" and
Vona Harrison Aldridge. He served in the U.S. Navy for 12 years, then began his
Civil Service career in Pensacola. During this time, he earned
his master's degree in education from the University of West Florida while also
serving in the United States Navy Reserve.
Following his retirement as a Master Chief, he enjoyed many of
his passions. He loved gardening with his wife, fishing with his buddies, and
with his family. He also enjoyed writing "Flies and Lies" in the
Newsletter Of The Flyfishers of Northwest Florida.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, William
He is survived by his loving and adoring wife, Anne Aldridge;
four daughters and a step-daughter, Reanne Jackson, Alisha Elischer, Angie
Elena "Laney" Howchick, and Catherine Nichols. Also surviving him
are two sisters, a brother, and also two very dear friends, Tom Finkel and
A visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until the funeral
service begins at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, October 3, 2014 at Trahan Family Funeral
Interment will follow at Barrancas National Cemetery at 11:00 a.m
at Trahan Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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