Jerry Lee Trapp, 77, passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2023, at his home in Lebanon, Indiana. He was born in Delphi, Indiana on February 11, 1946, the son of the late Boyd and Mildred Frances (Martin) Trapp.
He was married to Diana Kay (Benker) Trapp in April 1966. They divorced in 1984 but remained good friends.
Jerry graduated from Delphi High School in 1964. He learned he was interested in the funeral business after working at Jackson Funeral Home in Delphi. Jerry went on to attain his mortuary science degree and later owned and operated Russell and Hitch Funeral Homes in Lebanon and Thorntown.
Jerry enjoyed participating in several organizations throughout Boone County including the Indiana Freemasons–Thorntown Lodge #113, Fraternal Order of Eagles #2062, Lebanon Elks Lodge #635, Lebanon Kiwanis Club, and the Boone County Shrine Club where he served as President. In addition, Jerry was an active member of Otterbein United Methodist Church in Lebanon.
He was a devoted father and grandfather. Jerry had a big heart and never met a stranger.
Survivors include a son, Darrin Trapp of Lebanon; two grandchildren, Joshua Trapp and Mandy Trapp; two great granddaughters; sister, Diana (Norman) Campbell, and nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Jerry was preceded in death by a son, Rodney Trapp, and his former wife, Diana Trapp.
Funeral Services are planned for Wednesday, May 24, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. at Myers Mortuary, 1502 North Lebanon Street, in Lebanon, Indiana. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services. Interment will follow services at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lebanon, Indiana.