Jerry W. Leighty

09/01/1958 - 10/12/2021


Obituary For Jerry W. Leighty

Jerry W. Leighty
September 1, 1958 – October 12, 2021
Jerry W. Leighty, 63, Altoona, passed away Monday 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 US 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.
Condolences may be made at or Stevens Family Funeral Homes Facebook.

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  • 10/14/2021

    Purple for the Minn Vikings football team...they forgot to add our brother Gary who passed in 2013.. I'll bet the best trap shot ever is going on up glad you are not in pain, your sis, Ellen

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Joseph J. Stevens III


Joseph J. Stevens III