Jerry Elwyn Compton of Fairview passed away Nov. 23, 2012 in Fairview.
He was born Dec. 6, 1930, in Princeton; the son of Herschel and Maurine Osborn Compton. He was a resident of Morgan City, Louisiana for more than 50 years where he was employeed by Republic Supply Company for 38 years. He also served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.
He is survived by his daughter Donna Jean Brede and husband Tab of Fairviewand a son Jerry Michael Compton of Louisiana.
He is also survived by one sister Peggy Long of Plano; four grandchildren, Angie Schapeler, Colton Brede, Tiffany Compton and Jeremy Compton and one great-granddaughter, Hanna Maurine Schapeler.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Climax,Texas with Rev. Mark Grissom officiating.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Hurst’s Fielder Baker Funeral Home in Farmersville, which is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be made at www.hurstfielderbaker.com