Jerry L. Tanner, 58, of Ashland, passed away Thursday, August 8, 2019 at his residence. Born July 27, 1961 in Ashland, he was the son of Clifford Jim and Linda L. (Nell) Tanner.
Jerry was a 1993 graduate of St. Alexis College where he earned a degree in Business and Accounting and was also a Paramedic. He lived in Alaska for 25 years where he owned Tanner Pharmaceutical and assisted the natives in Anchorage, Alaska with their medical care. Jerry enjoyed spending time with friends and mountain climbing. He took his parents on several Alaskan cruises and took his father salmon fishing while living in Alaska. He returned to Ohio to assist his parents with their health care.
He is survived by his parents, Clifford and Linda Tanner and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Jimmy and Clifford, Jr. and two sisters, Diane and Tammy.
A private graveside service will be held in Ashland County Memorial Park.
The Ashland Home of Wappner Funeral Directors is honored to serve the family of Jerry L. Tanner.