Gerald “Jerry” Reebie passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on February 18, 2021.
Jerry was born on December 14, 1937 in Los Angeles, California. He graduated from Pasadena High School at the age of 17 and joined the United States Marine Corps. During his time as a Marine, he was stationed in Japan, Philippines, and Hawaii. After his military service, he met and married his wife of 62 years, Ruby Mae Lucas.
Together they had 3 daughters, C. Reebie Crawford (Scott) of Boston,
MA, Janet Martell of Stateline, NV, Jennifer Burger (John) of Yuba City, CA. 4 grandchildren Ryan Martell of Yuba City, CA, James Martell of Vista, CA, Trey Burger (Gina) of Yuba City, CA and Teal Burger Williams (Adam) of Vacaville, CA. 6 great grandchildren Justin Sherman, Ava and Max Burger,
Sadie and Wyatt Williams and Jaime Martell. He is survived by his brother Lawrence Reebie and niece Sandy.
Jerry moved to Yuba City in 1967 and worked for Moore Business Forms for 25 years. He then started his own business, Reebie’s Printing Company, and continued working another 25 years until selling his company.
He was an active member of the community including the Rotary Clubs of Yuba City and Marysville and the E.C. Powell Fly Fishers Club. He was also a member of St. Andrew Presbyterian Church and volunteered at Mother Hubbard’s Food Cupboard.
Jerry loved his family and was a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather. He took them on many
exciting adventures and taught his kids and grandkids how to water ski, snow ski and camp. He was always there when they needed him. He will be truly missed.
Graveside services will be held at Sierra View Memorial Park and Mortuary on Saturday, February 27,
2021 at 11am. We will also be live streaming the service on YouTube - https://youtu.be/2C8wJrSugWg
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Jerry’s honor can be made to Mother Hubbard’s Food Cupboard at St.
Andrew Presbyterian Church.