Saturday, October 31st, 2009
Edward O. Jones, 76, of Van Wert, died at 7 a.m. Oct. 28, 2009, at Van Wert County Hospital.
He was born Oct. 14, 1933, in Jonestown to Hugh F. and Emma Naomi Price Jones. On Dec. 5, 1953, he married Lois Fisher, who survives.
Other survivors include a son, Michael E. Jones, Gilbert, Ariz.; a brother, Hugh W. (Darlene) Jones, Jonestown; and a granddaughter.
Deceased is a brother, Gordon Jones.
He retired from Federal Mogul Corp., Van Wert, after 40 years of service. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church, American Legion and the Elks, all of Van Wert; the 3 Rivers Harley Owners Group, Fort Wayne, Ind.; Shanes Masonic Lodge, Rockford; and the All-American Indian Motorcycle Club. A U.S. Army veteran of the 82nd Airborne Division, he also was a member of the Airborne's association.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Paul Miller officiating. Burial information was not released.
Calling is 1-5:30 p.m. Sunday at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, Van Wert. Military services will be conducted by combined units of the Van Wert American Legion and VFW posts at 5:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to Community Health Professionals.
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