Gerald Henry Valentine, born Nov. 15, 1930, died June 14, 2007.

He served as a Tech. Sgt. in the United States Air Force, Army and Navy and was honorably discharged. He served as a medic in the Korean War. He was a member of the Veterans of Under Aged Military Service. He was a lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans Chapter Tenn. 102, Veterans of Foreign Wars and AMVETS. He was a past commander of AMVETS Post 75 in Newport, Tenn.

He was a master mason in Cornerstone Lodge #699. He was a past Scout Master of Boy Scout Troop #376 in Ohio.

He was preceded in death by his wife Anna Mae (Waddell) Valentine; his parents Henry Robert and Ruby (Collins) Valentine; and his infant son Timothy Valentine. He is survived by his wife Edna (Frazier) Valentine of Newport, Tenn.; sons and daughter Anthony Paul Valentine, Jerelene Rachael (Valentine) White, Nicholas Robert Valentine, James Henry Valentine, Christopher Valentine and Charles David Valentine of Cleveland; step-children Rhonda M. Campbell, Richard C. Campbell and Ronald S. Campbell, all of Newport, Tenn.; brothers and sisters Norma Jean Valentine, Kate (Valentine) Spetrino, James "Mickey" Valentine of Cleveland and Mermel "Tiny" Valentine of Newport, Tenn.; grandchildren James D. Valentine, Maria Valentine, Katrina (Valentine) Sies, Zachary G. Valentine, Kyle N. Valentine, Sierra N. (Valentine) Jones, Mitchell Joseph White of Cleveland; and great-grandchildren Adrianna Valentine, Desiree Valentine, Lily Sies and R. Jacob Jones.

Funeral services were June 18 at the Manes Funeral Home Chapel in Tennessee, the Rev. Delmar Williamson officiating. The burial was in Union Cemetery.