“Jerry” Allen Morey was born in Patuxent River, Maryland
to William Morey and Dorothy Weis. In his younger
years the family moved around but ultimately, they settled
in Silverton, Oregon where he would graduate from high
April 10, 1968 at the age of 19 Jerry was drafted into the
United States Army Infantry, The Queen of Battle as it is
called, and was tasked with serving in the 101st Airborne.
He would serve one tour in Vietnam before being honorably
discharged in 1970. During his service he received a
Bronze Star, Army Commendation Medal, Vietnam Service Medal
and National Defense Service Medal.
military service Jerry, an avid “Duck fan”, would
graduate from The University of Oregon with a degree in
Psychology. He would then get his
insurance license and would start working for Allstate
Insurance which he would hold a position with until retiring
was very important to Jerry and much of his spare time was
spent with them. He also enjoyed camping and fishing
for trout and steelhead with his son Jerry. In search
of adventure, he made numerous trips to Detroit Lake and
would go to Sunriver Resort almost every summer.
June 23, 2019 Gerald Allen Morey passed away in Portland,
Oregon at the age of 70 surrounded by family. He was
preceded in death by his parents William and Dorothy.
He is survived by his children, Brittany Goode (Tualatin),
Jessica Schutt (Salem) and Jerry Morey (Salem);
Grandchildren, Cecelia Ann and Hudson James; and brother
Bill (Carolyn) Morey.
graveside service will be held on July 14th, 2019 at 12 PM
at Miller Cemetery in Silverton. A reception and time
for fellowship will follow. Arrangements entrusted to Weddle