Jerry J. Throckmorton, 84, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 13, 2020, at his home after suffering from dementia. He was born on Nov. 22, 1935, in West Carrollton, Ohio, to Griest and Helen (Yowell) Throckmorton.
Jerry graduated from West Carrollton High School in 1953, and received his master’s degree from Miami University. One of the founding faculty at Wright State University, he was an associate professor teaching accounting and computer programming for 16½ years at WSU. He had his own CPA practice and ran his own business, Throckmorton Bros. Inc., and numerous garden centers, with his brother Don.
He is preceded in death by parents, his brothers Ed, John, and Don, his son Charles Throckmorton, daughter Patricia Throckmorton, and daughter in-law Dona Throckmorton.
He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years Beverly (Donovan) Throckmorton, his sons, Keith Throckmorton of Tennessee, Todd (Ann) Throckmorton of Wyoming, and Gary Throckmorton of Fairborn, step-son Ed Reboulet of Kansas, and a step-daughter Sue (Herb) Baker of Wilmington, 12 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren.
Graveside services were held on August 21, 2020, at the Evergreen Cemetery, 401 N. Miami Ave., West Carrollton.
Memorial contributions in Jerry’s memory can be made to Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave., Dayton, OH 45420, or hospiceofdayton.org/donations/, or you may contribute to the Alzheimer’s Association at alz.org/donate.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to The Family of Mr. Jerry Throckmorton, C/O Swart Funeral Home, 207 E. Central Ave., West Carrollton, Ohio 45449.