Jerry Vick's Bio

Jerry was born in Kansas City, Missouri in 1948 shortly after his family moved there from Murray, Kentucky. His father, Ernest Vick was a contractor/realtor/developer in the Kansas City area. Ernest was born near Huntingdon, Tennessee. His mother was Louise Lawrence from Hazel, Kentucky. His father was a World War II veteran and passed in 2012 and his mother was a homemaker and passed in 1999. His family has been members of the Church of Christ for three generations. He now serves as an Elder at the Sterling Avenue congregation in Raytown, Missouri.

Jerry retired from the Park Hill School District in Kansas City, Missouri in 2007 where he served as Supervisor of Operations. He graduated from North Kansas City High School in 1967 and received an Associates Degree from Florida College in Temple Terrace, Florida in 1969. He did construction work from 1970 to 1980 in Florida, Tennessee, Kentucky, Mississippi, Indiana, Missouri, Kansas, and Iowa. He met his wife Anne Robb in Indiana in 1975 and they were married in Kokomo, Indiana in 1976. Shortly after the wedding they moved to Kansas City, Missouri, where he worked construction, and she taught math at a middle school. In 1980 he began work for the Park Hill School District. He hired on as a carpenter, soon after became locksmith/keymaster and then Supervisor of Operations.

Jerry and Anne have two sons, Nathan Thomas and Robert William. Nathan and wife Amber are property managers in Salem, Missouri. Robert William serves in the Space Force at the Air Force Research Lab in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Jerry and Anne have one grandson, Landon Joshua, 12 of Salem, Missouri.

Jerry joined the Joseph Vick family of America in 1991 and was asked to serve on the board in 1992. He served as President of the Board from 2000 to 2003. He currently serves as Board Chaplain, with duties ranging from prayers to begin board meetings to checking on old and infirmed members.