Gerald G. "Fuzz" Southern, 60, of Bloomington, passed away Thursday, July 10, 2008 at Bloomington Hospital.
Born April 12, 1948, in Monroe County, he was the son of Herschell and Elsie (Sexton) Southern.
He was a truck driver for IMI.
He attended Sherwood Oaks Christian Church and was a member of Bloomington Moose Lodge 1081.
Survivors include his wife, Sharon Southern; three daughters, Chris Taylor, Trish McFarland and Sherry Covey, all of Bloomington; seven grandchildren, Crystal Minnick, Amber Harris and Cody Barber, all of Solsberry, and Daniel Hoard, Tyler DeMoss, Dakota Elsmore and Alyssa Deckard, all of Bloomington; five great-grandchildren, Garrett Minnick, Mason Minnick, Carly Boswell and Caden Boswell, all of Solsberry, and Kaylee Barber of Bloomington; and two sisters, Charlotte Sowders of Smithville and Marcella Deckard of Bloomington.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Jim Southern and Rodney Southern; and one step-son, James Barber.
Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Deremiah-Frye Mortuary, Greene and Harrell Chapel in Bloomington with Alan Phillips officiating. Burial will follow at Smithville Cemetery.
Friends may call 4-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made at www.mem.com