Jerry W. Leighty

Sept. 1, 1958 – Oct. 12, 2021

Jerry W. Leighty, 63, Altoona, passed away Tuesday at UPMC Altoona. Jerry was born in Altoona, son of the late Charles W. “Bud” and Mary Lou (Gates) Leighty.

He is survived by two daughters, Nicole Leighty and Jennifer Brumbaugh; two sons, Charles Dively and Matthew Brown; two grandchildren, Jason and Ivy; a great-grandchild, Lyra; and a sister, Ellen Breitenbach. Jerry was preceded in death by a brother, Gary Leighty.

Jerry was a 1976 graduate of Altoona Area High School and was a U.S. Air Force veteran.

He was a member of the Blair County Game, Fish and Forestry Association. He enjoyed riding motorcycles and ATVs, shooting pool and was an avid trap and pistol shooter.

Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements are by E. Merrill Smith Funeral Home Inc., 2309 Broad Ave., Altoona.

Condolences may be made at www.stevensfamilyfuneralhomes.com or Stevens Family Funeral Homes Facebook page.