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Jerald "Jerry" E. Van De Voord

October 25, 1950 — October 2, 2022


Jerald “Jerry” E. Van De Voord, 71, of Swansboro, passed away Sunday, October 2, 2022 at his home.

His graveside service will be at 10 a.m., on Tuesday, October 11th, at Coastal Carolina Veteran’s Cemetery in Jacksonville. A celebration of life will be held at Salty Shores Trailer Park, at 2 pm. on Saturday, October 29th.

Jerry was born on October 25, 1950, in Geneseo, Illinois to the late Francis and Helen Van De Voord. He proudly served in the United States Marine Corps. Jerry was a diligent worker who had many skills. He ran Max the Cobbler shoe repair and shoe store for over 25 years. Jerry will be deeply missed by his loved ones and friends.

He is survived by his companion, Brenda Jolly and her son, Robert Jolly of Swansboro; son, Francis E. Van De Voord of Newport; brother, Ronald J. Van De Voord; and grandchild Sean Watson.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Connie Hill, Chris Leuthold; brothers, David Van De Voord, and Steve Van De Voord.

Family and friends are welcome to submit online condolences at

Arrangements by Munden Funeral Home & Crematory in Morehead City, NC

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Service Schedule

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Graveside Service

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Coastal Carolina State VA Cemetery

110 Montford Landing Road, Jacksonville, NC 28540

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, October 29, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Salty Shores Campground

Salty Shores Road, NC 28570

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