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.