Gerald Lee Woodmansee, 81, of Battle Creek, passed away Thursday, December 17, 2020. He was born January 10, 1939 in Battle Creek, the son of Ralph and June (Groat) Woodmansee. He retired from Viking Corp. as a machinist. He married Norma Hayward on February 18, 1965. Norma preceded Jerry in death in 2003. Jerry loved attending antique steam engine shows and was a member of the Michigan Historical Steam Engine Association. He enjoyed traveling and attending Gilmore Car Museum in his Bonneville on Wednesday's. You could always count on seeing Jerry every Saturday morning at Ritzee at the round table.
He is survived by his brother: John "Jack" (Anna) Woodmansee; son-in-law: Eugene "Gene" Davis; grandchildren: Nicole (Kurtis) Fraaza, Brianne (Cory) Harmsen, Ashley (Steve Gushwa) Davis, and Elizabeth (Jeff) Cabello; 8 great grandchildren; and a niece and a nephew.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Norma; and his daughter, Bonnie Davis.
A memorial service will be held Wednesday, December 23rd at 2:00 PM at the Pleasantview Family Church with Pastor Steven S. Olmstead officiating. A private family burial will be held at a later date at the Bedford Cemetery in Bedford Township, MI. In lieu of flowers memorial tributes may be made to Pleasantview Family Church. Arrangements by the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service. (269)965-5145 www.bachmanhebble.com