Jerry Jackson Chesser, Sr. 82 of Huntsville, Al passed away in his home surrounded by family April 1, 2019.
The visitation will be held at Spry Funeral Home Thursday, April 4th, 2019 from 6-8pm. The service will be Friday also at Spry Funeral Home, 1pm. A graveside service to follow will be held at Valhalla Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Chesser was born in Chelsea, Al on August 1, 1936.
He was a proud graduate of Marion Military Institute. President & CEO of Shelby Contracting (Family road construction business till sold in 2008). He then founded & was chairman of the board of Chesser Contracting in 2011 till present.
Mr. Chesser wore many hats: Entrepreneur of many businesses, Shriner, Chairman of the board of Colonial Bank, Chairman of Licensing Board for general contractors, and a Member of the Alabama Road Builders Association.
Preceded in death by parents Mary Margaret & LP Chesser and his sister, Madelyn Chesser.
Survived by brother, Ronnie Chesser (Cathy) and nephew Ron Chesser Jr (MaryAnne) and niece Jill Chesser with a host of grand nieces and nephews.
Jerry was a devoted father and is survived by his five children. Karol Chesser, Mother to: Sonya Chesser, Jerry Jackson Chesser Jr. (Natalia), Leslie Chesser (Cindy).
Bama Chesser (deceased) Mother to: Madelyn Jamelle Chesser, Jackson Folsom Chesser (Susanna).
He was a loving grandfather to his 7 grandchildren: JJ III, Jadyn, Nastya, Tymur, Jesse, Brooke & Konner.
Pallbearers will be Ronnie, Jay, Les, Jackson, Ron Jr, and JJ Chesser.