Jerry Esser, 65, died Tuesday, October 29, 2019. Jerry was former US Air Force and worked for CSX transportation from 1980 until 2003. When not working he was an avid hunter, fisherman, and car nut.
Jerry loved nothing more than his family. He was a wonderful brother, husband, father, and Poppy. He was lovingly known as Dad or Poppy to everyone who crossed his threshold.
Preceded in death by parents, John & Mary Esser, Jerry is survived by his loving wife, Renee Esser; devoted daughters, Jennifer White (Steven) and Sabrina Cox (Scott); adopted daughter, Brooke Core (Jon); brother, John Esser (Sue); sisters, Sue Poling (Ron), and Karen Steele (Chris); grandchildren: Kiersten, Bradley, Joey, Gage, Shelby, Mike, Nathaniel, William and Kaitlyn, as well as several nieces and nephews.
The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the nursing staff at Sentara Careplex ICU. Specifically, Tammy, Dan, Nicki and Josh for taking amazing care of Jerry and our family.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Poquoson Volunteer Rescue Squad or Poquoson Volunteer Fire Company.
A memorial service will be held 6 p.m. Tuesday, November 5th at Claytor Rollins Funeral Home. The family will receive friends immediately following the service until 8 p.m. and at other time at their home.
To send flowers to Jerry's family, please visit our floral section.
Poquoson Volunteer Rescue Squad
P.O. Box 2099, Poquoson VA 23662
Poquoson Volunteer Fire Company
P.O. Box 2404, Poquoson VA 23662