Jerry O. Conklin, 75, Vero Beach

Jerry O. Conklin, 75, died Oct. 14, 2010 at Indian River Medical Center, Vero Beach.

He was born in Watervliet, Mich., and l ived in Vero Beach for 12 years, coming from the Florida Keys. He received his Masters Degree from the University of Miami and served in the US Air Force during the Korean Conflict.

Conklin was a pilot with United Airlines for 30 years where he ended his career on a Boeing 747-400. Prior to his years with United Airlines he flew high altitude planes for the government.

He was a member of ALPA, the national airline pilots association.

He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Anne.

Memorial contributions may be made to Baines Hall, 650 10th Street, Vero Beach, FL 32960.

No services are planned at this time.

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