Gerold L. Atherton passed away Friday, June 4, 2021 at Oak Pointe Nursing and Rehab Center in Baltic, Ohio at the age of 89 years old. He was a Jehovah’s Witness in the Carrollton Congregation.

Gerold was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, his sister, both a son and daughter, and his first wife.

Gerold is survived by his wife, Jaunita; his three sons; two stepsons; and two step grandsons.

Rudy Puskarich will officiate a memorial service via Zoom on June 26th, 2021 at 1 pm.

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