- 26 years old
- Date of birth: Sep 20, 1979
- Date of passing: Sep 11, 2006
|Let the memory of Jeremy be with us forever|
Sgt. DePottey was born Sept. 20, 1979, son of Gerald DePottey and Mary Burlingame. He resided in McMillan, Mich., for eight years and was formerly employed at Fosters Hardware in Newberry. He briefly resided in Bessemer before enlisting in the U.S. Army on April 1, 2002.
Sgt. DePottey was preceded in death by his father, Gerald, and grandfather, John Burlingame.
Survivors: His wife, Jacqueline, of Arlington, whom he married Feb. 18, 2006, in Pamelia, N.Y.; children, Jeremy Edward II and Cierra Mae, both of Bessemer, Mich.; stepson, Dylan Watkins of Arlington; mother and stepfather, Mary Burlingame and Duane Jordan of McMillan, Mich.; brother, Joshua Burlingame and fiancee, Tiffany Hasty, of Newberry, Mich.; stepbrother, Duane Jordan Jr. and fiancee, Nola Guenther, of McMillan, Mich.; grandparents, Geraldine Ewalt of Stanton, Mich., Emma Pnacek of McMillan, Mich., Claudia Derry of Standish, Mich., and Howard Collins of AuGres, Mich.; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
"Thinking of you today as I rode on my bike battle. Miss you."
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