Gerald Lee Corpier


Gerald Lee Corpier

Memorial Services for Gerald Corpier, 60, of Laird Hill were held 2 p.m. Tuesday, August 21, at the Rader Funeral Home Chapel in Kilgore with Brother Ricky Lawson officiating. Gerald died Friday, August 17, 2018.

 Gerald was born October 17, 1957, in Marshall to the late Gerald Corpier and Barbara Madewell. Gerald grew up the oldest of four. After leaving home, he traveled around the country as a carnival worker and sold boot-leg tee-shirts before entering the construction trade. Gereventually settled in Kilgore, running a small engine repair shop.

Gerald was preceded in death by his son, John Corpier.

He is survived by his daughter, Jordan Corpier of Laird Hill; sister, Denise Killen and husband Bill of Ft. Worth; brothers, Gary Corpier of Marshall and Terry Corpier and wife Jackie of Ft. Worth; step-father, Gene Collins of Laird Hill, and numerous nieces, nephews and other loving family members.

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