Jerry Archie Wildes, 75, of Barnesville, Ohio passed away Monday, January 4, 2016 at Emerald Pointe Nursing & Rehab. He was born on January 24, 1940 in Barnesville to the late Harry Archie and Ceola (Carpenter) Wildes.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Sandra Sue (Baker) Wildes who passed away on July 22, 2011; and a sister, Lois Paulette Wildes.
Jerry was a 1958 graduate of Barnesville High School and retired from Ormet.  He enjoyed the outdoors where he spent his time working on his farm and hunting.
Jerry is survived by sons, Danny (Lora) Wildes of Barnesville and Randy (Vonda) Wildes of Jacksonville, Fla.; daughters, Cindy (Dick) Showalter of Barnesville and Vicky (Jim) Andrews of Barnesville; a brother, Marvin (Mary) Wildes of Barnesville; grandchildren: Nichole, Becky, and Samantha Showalter, Annika, Addy, and Brady Wildes, Chantelle (Josh) Adams, Jerry (Jamie) Andrews, Kristin (Brian) Henderson, and Dalton and Katelyn Wildes; and six great-grandchildren: Emmeka Showalter, Aydan and Anna Andrews, Justin and Jameson Adams and Ansley Henderson.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 7, 2016 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Campbell-Plumly-Milburn Funeral Home, 319 N. Chestnut St., Barnesville, Ohio where services will be held on Friday, January 8, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. with Pastor Rodney West officiating. Burial will follow at Holly Memorial Gardens in Colerain, Ohio.