Joe D Gerlach

Petal, MS - Services will be held at 12 Noon Saturday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints for Mr. Joe D. Gerlach, 80, of Petal, MS, who passed away Sunday, November 4, 2018 at Asbury Hospice House.
Interment will be in Runnels Family Cemetery.
Mr. Gerlach was the retired owner of Gerlach Equipment and Supply Company. He was a past Bishop and a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints for over 52 years.
Mr. Gerlach was preceded in death by his parents, Art and Edith Gerlach and a grandson, Brent Carlton.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Lynda McKenzie Gerlach; two sons, Don W. and Michael J. Gerlach, both of Petal, MS; three daughters, Sharon McGee (Larry) of Pearl River, LA, Teri Richardson (Steve) of Ponchatoula, LA and Debbie Shake (Michael) of Berryville, VA; a brother, Jimmie Gerlach of Hattiesburg, MS; fifteen grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.
Visitation will begin at 10:30 A.M. Saturday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 2215 Broadway Drive, Hattiesburg, MS.