Gerald “Jerry” L. McWilliams

Gerald “Jerry” L. McWilliams

Gerald L. “Jerry” McWilliams, 71, of Springfield, Illinois, formerly of Platteville, Wisconsin, passed away on Tuesday, August 20, 2019. Graveside Services will be held at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at Calvary Cemetery, Platteville. A Celebration of Life will follow at the Platteville VFW Club, 110 East Mineral St. The Melby Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family.

Jerry was born on November 30, 1947, in Dodgeville, Wisconsin, the son of Louis and Eunice McWilliams. Jerry was a life member of the TRN Club and also a member of the Elk’s Club.

Jerry is survived by his wife, Nadine; children, Brian (Thithi) McWilliams, Anna (John) Adkins, and Matt McWilliams; two step-children, Carisa Schmidt and Garrett (Joy) Silveri; eleven grandchildren; sister, Jean (Gus) VanNatta; and brother, Harley (Deb) McWilliams. Jerry was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Dave McWilliams.