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“thoughts and prayers are with you all in your time of great loss, he will be missed by all he was a great guy! ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Craig & Stacey Fulton - Grimes, IA

“New Jerry my entire life..... Always a great guy and a excellent phone technician....Bye Jerry..... : ( ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Tim Jones - Bandera, TX

“Lori and Jim, I'm so sorry to hear of your dad's passing. May God help you through this difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with you both. ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Cindy Waters - Boone, IA - Friend

“May God look over your family during this time. With deepest sympathy our hearts are heavy. God has received another custodian of Heaven. Your...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Jay and Dianne Michael - Ogden, IA

“He will be missed by family and friends .Jerry and my dad Dean Stevens were volunteer fireman and Jerrys mom played with Butchs mom Marge years ago...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Butch & Sheryle Lester - Ogden, IA

“Jerry was always a kind heart who treated everyone right. He raised two awesome kids with Joyce and I pray him Rest In Peace. Skfz ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Loni Srable - Ogden, IA - Friend

“I have many fond memories as a neighbor of the Pharaor family. Jerry was a great asset to the Ogden Community. So sorry for your loss Jim & Lori. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Shirley Erickson - Boone

Jerry Pharaoh, 80, of Ogden, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, January 24, 2018, at the Ogden Manor.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Monday, January 29, 2018, at the Community United Methodist Church in Ogden. Rev. Gary Hoyt will officiate. Visitation will be Sunday, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., at the church. Burial will be at Glenwood Cemetery in Ogden. For online obituaries and condolences visit:

Jerry LeRoy Pharaoh was born on December 10, 1937, in Peru, Nebraska, the son of Wilbur "Pete" and Vida "Marie" (Setzer) Pharaoh.

He graduated with the Boone High School class of 1956, and then served two years in the Iowa National Guard

On November 3, 1959, Jerry was united in marriage to Joyce Marie Miller at the United Methodist Church in Ogden. To this union two children were born: Lori and Jim.

Jerry worked for the Ogden Telephone Company for 41 years, retiring in 2008. He was a member of Community United Methodist Church, the Ogden Jaycee's, had served on the Glenwood Cemetery Board, and the Ogden Volunteer Fire Department for over 45 years. He was a major Nebraska Cornhusker fan and enjoyed square dancing with Joyce.

Survivors include his daughter, Lori Kimsey of Ogden, Iowa; son, Jim Pharaoh of Ogden, Iowa; sister, Linda (Jerry) Carlson of Fraser, Iowa; sister-in-law, Linda (John) Ellis of Ogden, Iowa; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Joyce in 2009, son-in-law, Randy Kimsey, two sisters, Carolyn Thacker and Sandy Klinger, and one brother, Larry Pharaoh.

Memorials may be left to discretion of the family.