Mr. Gerald (Jerry) Aitken passed away on August 2, 2021. Jerry was a self-employed carpenter who enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson, spending time by the ocean, reading, and relaxing at home. He loved nature and animals. Jerry was a loving and devoted father to his two children, Bryce Aitken of Plum Branch, SC and Reece Aitken of White House, TN.
Jerry is preceded in death by his parents, Mr. Matthew B. Aitken and Mrs. Aitken. In addition to his children, he is survived by his siblings, Matt (Melissa) Aitken, Joanne Jessie, Patricia Perry, and Bruce Aitken; nephew, Travis Perry; niece, Cecilia Aitken.
Jerry was a longtime member of AA, where he gained and maintained 33 years of sobriety and went on to mentor and support numerous men and women on their journey toward sobriety.
A Celebration of Life honoring Jerry will be held on Saturday, August 14, 2021, from 3-5 P.M. at Sanders Ferry Park, Shelter #4, in Hendersonville, TN.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jerry’s memory to your local AA support group. Arrangements entrusted to: Sumner Funeral & Cremation, 128A W. Eastland Ave., Gallatin, TN 37066. 615-452-9059.