Cover photo for Jerry Lynn Wills's Obituary
Jerry Lynn Wills Profile Photo
1961 Jerry 2020

Jerry Lynn Wills

January 10, 1961 — April 28, 2020

Peru, Indiana

Jerry Lynn Wills, 59, Peru, Indiana, passed away at 11:00 a.m. on  Tuesday, April 28, 2020, at his residence.

Born January 10, 1961, in Clarinda, Iowa, he was the son of Kenneth Ray Wills and the former Joetta M. Mascher.

He attended Clarinda grade school in Clarinda, Iowa, and attended high school at Raytown High School in Kansas City.  He was employed at Smithfield Foods in Peru, where he worked in the maintenance department.  He was also a veteran of the United States Navy.

He is survived by his mother, Joetta M. Anderson, Belton, MO; his girlfriend of twenty-five years, Tracy Collins, Peru; daughters, Michelle Wills, Fort Dodge, IA; Melissa Cole, Elizabeth, CO; sons, Josh Wills, Harrington, D.E.; Josh Collins, Logansport; Jeremy Collins, Royal Center; Ryan Collins, Attica, IN; grandchildren, Justin Cole and Kevin Cole, Elizabeth, CO; Taylor Collins, Walton; Lane Collins, Walton, and Jordyn Collins, Royal Center; sisters, Katy Mercer, Stone Mountain, GA; and Patty Ruiz, Belton, MO; and brother Jim Wills, Osage Beach, MO.

He was preceded in death by his father and one sister, Martha Leek.

There were no services or visitation.  McClain Funeral Home, Denver, Indiana, was entrusted with arrangements.  The online guestbook can be signed at

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Jerry Lynn Wills, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

No services to be held

McClain Funeral Home

, Denver, CO

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 2

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree