George Elwood ‘Jerry’ Compton III
George Elwood “Jerry” Compton III was born June 10, 1953, to George E. Compton Jr. and Dolores J. (Isaacs) Compton in Port Hueneme, Calif. He passed away at his Pleasant View home Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013. He was 60.
Jerry was a volunteer for many years and a board member for Fresh Start Horse Rescue. He enjoyed carpentry work, and he used his carpentry skills at the horse rescue as well.
Surviving Jerry are his son, Nicholas Isaacs Compton of Sneads Ferry, N.C.; step-daughter, Janelle M. Winn of Frisco, Texas; grandson, Maddox Compton; step-granddaughters, Ella and Claire Winn; father, George E. Compton Jr. of Cortez; mother, Dolores J. Compton of Tucson, Ariz.; and brothers, Gary Compton and Terry Compton. Preceding him in death is his brother, Larry Compton.
Cremation has taken place and private services will be held at a later date.
Arrangements are being made through Ertel Funeral Home. For further information or to send condolences, log on to www.ertelfuneralhome.com and click on the obituary section.