Jerry was born on July 26, 1939, in Ravenna, Nebraska, to George and Addie Rosalea (Duncan) Gascoigne.
He retired after 41 years as an Engineer for BNSF. He was a member and past commander of American Legion Post 359 and Eagles Lodge #49.
He was preceded in death by his parents; maternal grandparents who raised him, Ellsworth and Delpha Duncan; and paternal grandparents, Joseph (Amanda) Gascoigne.
Jerry married Carolyn Barton on May 29, 1959, at the Methodist Church in Ravenna, Nebraska. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include his sons, Kenny, Ravenna, NE, Roger and Brian Gascoigne of St. Joseph, MO, Greg (Karen), Callaway, NE; ten grandchildren; brother, Carl Olson; sister, Karlene Larson, sister-in-law, Connie McKeon and mother-in-law, Wilma Barton.
Visitation will begin after 9:00 a.m. Monday, August 26, 2013 at Heaton-Bowman-Smith & Sidenfaden Chapel where the family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday evening.
A Celebration of life will be held at a later date in Ravenna, Nebraska, with inurnment at Highland Cemetery in Ravenna.