Gerald Lee Sherman, Sr., age 85, of Corpus Christi, Texas passed away August 15, 2018. Gerald served is the United States Marine Corp in Korea. Gerald was Past President of the F.O.E. # 2249. They moved to Corpus Christi April 1, 1968 and to the Annaville area in August, 1968. He coached and was an umpire in the Oil Belt Little League. He owned the Annaville and Cotton Pickers plumbing supply from 1991 to 2009. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Betty and a brother, Dale Gene Sherman. Gerald is survived by his wife, Barbara Sherman; seven children; twenty grandchildren; and seventeen great grandchildren. A Rosary will be recited on Monday, August 20, 2018 at 7:00 P.M. in the Sawyer-George Funeral Home Chapel. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 11:30 A.M. at St. Peter, Prince of the Apostles Catholic Church. Interment will follow at 1:00 P.M. in the Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family has requested donation be made to the Paralyzed Veterans of America.