Jerry M. Cauley, 74, of Lafayette died Sunday, October 11, 2020, at Franciscan Health St. Elizabeth East ER.
Services were Monday, October 19, 2020, at Soller-Baker Funeral Home in Lafayette. Burial was at Wyandotte Cemetery in Lafayette.
Mr. Cauley graduated from Purdue University with a BA in Mechanical Engineering and had worked for Indianapolis Naval Avionics until 1972 and then worked for Eli Lilly & Company in Lafayette where he was supervisor and engineer over many departments until his retirement. He had many hobbies including archery, fishing, golfing, and hunting. He also coached the S3DA at Bass & Bucks in Wabash.
Born May 17, 1946, in Cynthiana, Kentucky, Mr. Cauley was the son of Victor M. and Bette J. Cain Cauley. On August 23, 1969, he married Joyce I. Kroger in Greenwood and she survives.
Other survivors include son, Bryan (Heather) Cauley of Lafayette; granddaughter, Caroline Cauley; and grandson, Cole B. Cauley.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Youth Archery Fund through the funeral home.