Gerald P. Van Dyke, age 55 of Union City, died September 27, 2013. Born March 3, 1958 in Union City, he was one of three sons of Paul and Pauline Shreve Van Dyke.

Van Dyke, Gerald P.Gerald worked as a truck driver for Troyer Transportation for many years and also was a proud farmer raising beef cows. He loved spending time with his two grandsons and was eagerly looking forward to his expected third grandchild.

Family members that precede him in death include his father, Paul Van Dyke and his daughter, Ashley Yingling. Gerald is survived by his mother, Pauline Kennedy of Vero Beach, FL; his son, Andrew Justin Van Dyke and his wife Erin of Waterford; two grandsons, Adonis Yingling and Colton Van Dyke; and two brothers, Raymond Van Dyke of Waterford and Carl Van Dyke and his wife Linda of Vero Beach, FL.

Friends will be received by the family on Friday, November 1, 2013 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Van Matre Funeral Home, 105 Walnut Street, Waterford. A service will conclude the evening at 9:00 p.m.