LEXINGTON, Ky. - Gerald (Jerry) Fay Staggs, 72, also known as Gebby, departed this life unexpectedly on Thursday, June 27, 2013 in Independence, KY where he lived in retirement. Jerry was born February 6, 1941 in Huntsville, Alabama and was the son of the late Gerald and Jewel Webb Staggs, he grew up in Stanford, KY.
Jerry worked in television and radio sales management in Lexington, KY, Nashville, TN, Richmond, VA, Louisville, KY, Dayton, OH, Fort Myers, FL and Naples, FL . At one time he owned an advertising agency in Lexington, KY and WIZE Radio Station in Springfield, OH. He was a lifelong member of Rotary International and was recognized as a Paul Harris Fellow. Jerry held a deep faith in God and loved his family and friends. He will be missed by all who knew him.
Jerry is survived by his children, Vicki Staggs Hendrickson and her husband Bobby, Brandon Staggs and his wife Katie, Tiffany Staggs McMichael and her husband Steve, stepson Woods Davis and his wife Whitney, Jerry Lee Estes and Jamie Estes; grandchildren, Blake and Madison Hendrickson, Addison and Aubree McMichael, and Timothy and Elizabeth Estes; a sister Sheila Combs; brothers, Robert L. Staggs, Billy Eugene Staggs, and James H. Staggs and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a wife, Shelby Staggs and a brother, Jerry Douglas Staggs and a sister, Shirley (Shirl) Staggs O'Banion.
Visitation will begin at noon on Monday, July 1, 2013, followed by the funeral service at 2pm at Milward - Man O' War, 1509 Trent Blvd., Lexington, KY. Interment will be on Wednesday, July 3, 2013, 11 AM at Lexington Cemetery.
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