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Eldon Staggs

Eldon Staggs

Tuesday, May 5th, 1942 Monday, June 1st, 2020

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Obituary

Obituary for Eldon Gerald "Jerry" Staggs

Eldon Gerald "Jerry" Staggs, 78, of Franklin, passed away Monday, June 1st, 2020. He was born May 5th, 1942 in Greencastle to his parents, Eldon Staggs and Mildred Christine (White) Hazelwood. He was a resident of Mooresville since 1994 and previously grew up in Clinton Falls.

Jerry is survived by his seven children: Deldon Staggs of Hawaii, Duane Staggs of Hawaii, Dawn "Deedee" Staggs of Franklin, Julie Collins of College Station, Texas, Walker Kennedy of College Station, Texas, Becky (Brian) Cass of Kentucky and Rhonda (Chris) Krebs of Fairland; 14 grandchildren: Deldon Jr, Dallas, Noah, David, Ashley (Danny), Trey, Sydney, Chelsea, Makenzie, Brianna, Analicia, Caleb, Jacob and Mason; and eight great grandchildren: Milia, Aden, Alexis, Azrah, Hudson, Ellen, Riley, and Noelle. Jerry is preceded in death by both of his parents, one sister, June Pauline Staggs and son in law, Jim Collins.

Jerry joined the Army in 1960 and later worked as a Crossing Guard for schools. He was a Truck Driver who drove coast to coast. He worked in a ware house for Daner's in Indianapolis as well as worked security for the race track and the Hoosier Dome. Jerry was a member of Teamsters Local. He was a spiritual man. Jerry enjoyed crossword puzzles and was an avid sports fan, especially football and the Steelers and Texas A&M.

Family and friends may show their love and support from 5 to 8 pm on Friday, June 5th and from 10 to 11 am on Saturday, June 5th at Jones Family Mortuary in Mooresville. A celebration of life service will be held at 11 am on Saturday, June 6th at the funeral home. Jerry will be laid to rest at Clinton Falls Cemetery in Clinton Falls.

To send a condolence to the family or to share a story about Jerry, please visit: www.jonesfamilymortuary.com

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, June 5th, 2020 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Jones Family Mortuary
    4165 E. Allison Road
    Mooresville, IN
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    Friday, June 5th, 2020
    5:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Second Visitation

    Saturday, June 6th, 2020 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Jones Family Mortuary
    4165 E. Allison Road
    Mooresville, IN
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    Saturday, June 6th, 2020
    10:00am - 11:00am
  • Service

    Saturday, June 6th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Jones Family Mortuary
    4165 E. Allison Road
    Mooresville, IN
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Saturday, June 6th, 2020
    11:00am
  • Interment

    Saturday, June 6th, 2020 |
    Clinton Falls Cemetery
    Address Not Available
    Saturday, June 6th, 2020

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Jimmy Gillis

I am so sorry for your loss. I am a grandson of Herman William Staggs, brother of Wanda Earl Staggs. I still remember the Staggs reunions at Beechwood Park in Rockville. Too bad those times are gone. Jim Gillis, Cayuga, Indiana
Comment | Posted at 08:51pm via Condolence
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Judy Underwood Reinsmith

Thoughts & prayers to all Jerry’s family. He was a good man. ♥️
Comment | Posted at 06:33am via Condolence
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Linda Crandallll

Sending thoughts and prayers to the family in this sad time.. Jerry was a great man and I know he will be missed...
Comment | Posted at 09:07pm via Condolence

Tracy Rice

Im so sorry for your loss. Sending love, hugs and prayers to you family!
Comment | Posted at 04:43pm via Condolence
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