Gerald Leonhardt Voye

September 14, 1935 ~ July 16, 2020 (age 84)


Gerald Leonhardt Voye was welcomed into the arms of his Lord on Thursday, July 16, 2020, age 84 years.

Jerry was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on September 14, 1935, the son of Gerald Alphonse Voye and Ruth Esther Holleric Voye. He had one brother, David Voye (Suzy) of Cordova, Tennessee. He married Carolyn Janice Cathey on September 6, 1958 in Mint Hill, North Carolina. They had three sons: Brian David Voye of Palmetto, Florida, Timothy Gerald Voye of Palmetto, Florida and Matthew Joseph Voye (Tracy Weiss) of Largo, Florida.

He graduated from the University of Tampa, Florida with a BA in English and History; a Master of Divinity Degree from Union Theological Seminary (now Union Presbyterian Seminary) in Richmond, Virginia; and a Doctor of Ministry Degree from Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia.

He served pastorates in Zuni, Virginia, Norfolk, Virginia, North Palm Beach, Florida, Orlando, Florida, Tampa, Florida and Temple Terrace, Florida. He served as Executive Presbyter of Flint River Presbytery in Southwest Georgia.

He and Carolyn retired in 2000 to Palmetto, Florida. After a fall and hip surgery, Carolyn became of resident of Westminster Towers Health Center in Bradenton, Florida. She preceded him in death in 2012.

Jerry was a faithful servant of the Lord for many years and his big smile and kind heart will be missed by all of his family and friends.

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