LEXINGTON, Ky. - Honchell, Gerald Vance (Jerry), 76, husband of Alice Wilson Honchell, passed away Thurs, Jan 31, 2013. Born in Lexington, he was the son of the late Crockett and Beulah Johnson Honchell. The owner of Jerome in Patchen Village, he was a charter member of the Baptist Church at Andover and was a former member and Deacon of Trinity Baptist Church. He sang in the “Solid Rock” gospel quartet for over 35 years. He attended the University of KY, where he was a member of the Marching 100 and the Glee Club. He had also served 11 years in the Army National Guard.
In addition to his wife of 56 years, he is survived by his sons, Jeffrey Vance (Pamula) Honchell and Gregory Alan Honchell, both of Lexington. He was preceded in death by his brother, Leon Honchell.
Visitation will be 2-5 PM Sun and Funeral services will be 11 AM Mon at Milward-Man O’ War, 1509 Trent Blvd. Burial will follow at 1:30 PM at the Oakdale Cemetery, Irvine, KY. A reception will follow at the Baptist Church at Andover at 5:00 on Mon.
Memorials may be made to the Building Fund at Baptist Church of Andover, 3330 Todds Rd, Lexington, KY 40509 or Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Dr, Lexington, KY 40504.
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