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Jerry Book

d. July 14, 2021

Jerry L. Book, 58, of West Portsmouth, died Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at the Southern Ohio Medical Center.  Born on January 8, 1963 in Portsmouth, he was a son of the late Jerry Eugene and Lynda Somerset Book and was a former mechanic at the A-Plant.

Jerry was Co-Owner of Book Brothers Marine and part owner of the former Get N Go.  He was a member the Rome Masonic Lodge #535, where he served as a Past Master, Solon Council #79, Royal Arch Masons of Mt. Vernon Chapter #23, Calvary Commandery Council #13, the Knight’s Templar and had received the Allied Masonic Degree.

Jerry was also a member of the Autism Project of Southern Ohio, the A.P.B.A and was past president of the B.O.A.

Surviving are his wife, Patricia Whitaker Book; a son, Jerry E. Book, II at home; two brothers, Del (Erica) Book and Chris (Tina) Book, all of Stout; a nephew, Riley Whitaker and four nieces, Brittany Book, Kacy Book, Rachael Correa and Rebecca Whitaker.

A Celebration of Jerry’s Life will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, July 19th, at the BRANT FUNERAL HOME IN SCIOTOVILLE.  Interment will be in Memorial Burial Park.

The family will receive guests at Brant's from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Sunday.

A masonic lodge will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Autism Project of Southern Ohio.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Jerry Book, please visit our flower store.


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