Jerry Edward Gwaltney
Jerry Edward Gwaltney
  • July 3, 1941 - December 19, 2017
  • Highland Springs, Virginia

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GWALTNEY, Jerry Edward, age 76, of Highland Springs, entered the gates of heaven on December 19, 2017, surrounded by family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Phyllis Doane Gwaltney and Lynn Gwaltney. Jerry is survived by his wife of 55 years, Bonnie Hatch Gwaltney; and son Jerry Edward "Jay" Gwaltney, Jr. of Atlanta, GA. He is also survived by aunts, Anne H. Carnefix and Dorothy Story; sister-in-law Marsha Preston (Dr. Edward Preston); cousins, nieces, nephews, and numerous Moose friends and Boot Scooters. Jerry was the Administrator of the Sandston Moose Family Center #1937 and the head of the Richmond Boot Scooters Line Dance Club. Memorial contributions may be made to the VCU Massey Cancer Center, Box 843042, Richmond, VA 23284-3042 or to Moose Charities, 155 South International Dr., Mooseheart, IL 60539 earmark MHT/Children. A visitation will be held Friday from 2 pm to 4 pm and from 6 pm to 8 pm at Nelsen Funeral Home, 4650 S. Laburnum Ave., Richmond, Va. where a Moose Service will be held at 8 pm, Degrees and Regalia. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1 pm in the funeral home chapel. Online condolences may be conveyed at