William Jerry Felder, 79, a resident of Pearl River, La; passed away on November 1st at his residence. Jerry was born October 25, 1941 in Liberty, Ms. to Charles Roderick and Marguerite Prather Felder. Jerry began teaching at the age of 21 and was an educator in St. Tammany Parish for many years before retiring in 1999. He was a charter member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church and was a member of the Pearl River United Methodist Church. Jerry also served on the board for the St. Tammany Parish Teachers Federal Credit Union. Jerry, a devoted husband and Papa, loved spoiling his wife, children, and grandchildren. He also enjoyed gardening, reading, traveling, and giving back to the community via charity work organized by his church. He is survived by his lovely wife Marsha Felder of Pearl River, his two daughters; Ann Rasche (Scott) of Chicago, Il. Jane Culotta (Travis) of Slidell, La. his son Beau Felder (Aimee) of Mandeville, La. and his six grandchildren (Keeley Rasche, Jade Culotta, Kayla Culotta, Trace Culotta, Jude Felder, and Riser Felder) two brothers, and nieces and nephews. The family has decided to have a celebration of life in the Spring of 2021. In Lieu of flowers please consider a donation to the Louisiana Methodist Childrens Home or the Pearl River United Methodist Church Benevolence program.
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