Gerald Joseph Volk

Published 3:05 pm Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Gerald “Jerry” Joseph Volk, 89, of Jarvisburg, died peacefully at his home on January 13, 2020 surrounded by his family after a short illness.

Born in Wilmington, Del. on September 1, 1930, he was the son of the late Elizabeth Sandstrom Volk and Thomas Joseph Volk.

Having served his country honorably, Jerry was a veteran of the United States Air Force.

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He was a loving husband to his wife of 68 years, Alma “LaVerne” Volk. Also surviving are children Ronnie Volk, Deborah Cowan, Donna Volk, Ricky Volk (Marcy), J. Denise Griggs (David), T. Dianne Dobbins (John) and Deanna Volk (Max); thirteen grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

In addition to his parents, Jerry was preceded in death by brothers Thomas and George, sister Betty Ann and grandchild Bridget.

The family will hold a private memorial service.

Twiford Funeral Homes, Outer Banks is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences and memories can be shared at