Jerry Dale “Lil Jerry” Weidman

Sep 25th, 1982 - Apr 30th, 2021


Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home

Fri, May. 7th, 2021 1-2pm


Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home

Fri, May. 7th, 2021 2:00 PM

Jerry Dale “Lil Jerry” Weidman

Jerry Dale “Lil Jerry” Weidman, age 38, of Millcreek, passed away at his home.

Jerry was born in Waco, Texas, the son of Janice Weidman and Jerry Dabbs. He married Bethany Conner in Marion on November 12, 2013. He had worked as a construction worker.

Lil Jerry loved his family, his wife and children was his world. He had a smile that could be seen miles away with a laugh that’s soul piercing and unforgettable. He loved derbies, swimming, family BBQ’s and going “yard selling”. Jerry is gone but he will always be in the hearts of those who knew him.

Survivors include his wife- Bethany Weidman

Parents- Jerry and Karen Dabbs

Daughter- Jaycee Miller

Daughter- Tessah-Raye Weidman

Son- Jaidyn Weidman

Daughter- Reagan Sims

Sister- Teresa Hennesy

Brother- Jason Dabbs

Brother- Jerry Smith

Brother- Jeremy McCormick

Sister Breanna Norris

Mother and Father in law- Phillip Conner and LeGina Belcher

Brother-in-law – David Ginn

Special Nieces- Haley Ginn-Simmons and Dakota Ginn

Several other Aunts and Uncles, Nieces and Nephews

He was preceded in death by his biological mother Janice Dabbs, daughter- Rain, and his 4 aunts Kathy, Sheri, Patricia and Caroline.

Memorial services will be held at 2pm on Friday, May 7, 2021 at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion with his Uncle Randy Dabbs officiating. A time of visitation will be held from 1-2pm on Friday at the funeral home.

For those who prefer, memorial donations may be made to the family and will be accepted at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home, 800 North Market Street, Marion, Illinois 62959.

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5 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: breanna

    From: marion, Illinois

    Date: May 6, 2021

    Jerry this makes it so real now 😭😭😭😭😭💔💔💔💔💔 I love you more than any amount of words can express! I feel a black hole in my chest and I see your face everywhere, even with my eyes closed ill NEVER forget you and the millions of memories you, my sister and all our kids shared!! I love you bub

  • Guest: Breanna

    From: marion, Illinois

    Date: May 6, 2021

    Jerry it is with tears in my eyes saying you WILL FOREVER be in my heart! I still doesn’t feel real and I dont know how to process this. I have this big empty black hole in my chest and I miss you so badly.. you are and have always been my brother and I want to thank you for being there for my sister, me & my kids I love you bub and have a million memories burnt in my brain

  • Guest: Rocki

    From: Temple, Texas

    Date: May 6, 2021

    I remember your sweet little face. I’m sorry I wasn’t able to be there more. I will always love you.
    Rest in peace sweet boy.
    Aunt Rocki

  • Guest: Tina Rhymer

    From: Scott City, Illinois

    Date: May 6, 2021

    I’m so sorry .big hugs and loves

  • Guest: Martin porche

    From: , Illinois

    Date: May 10, 2021

    I don’t have the words that would properly say what I mean or feel my deepest condolences I pray for peace and comfort can you Jerry and your family you always be in my prayers