David B. Jones, 78, of rural Van Wert passed away Tuesday afternoon, November 2, 2021, at Mercy Health Care Systems of Lima, Ohio.
David was born on April 30, 1943 in Bellefontaine, Ohio to Henry D. Jones and Mildred V. (Price) Jones who preceded him in death. On September 20, 1964 he married Nancy (Wortman) Jones who survives at home.
He is also survived by his two children, Jay B. Jones (Carol Canales) of Van Wert and Beth (Kelly) Dye of rural Van Wert; three grandchildren, Claire Dye, Katie (Tim) Fralick and Emilie Jones.
David worked for over 35 years in the maintenance department at SONOCO (Greif Brothers). He served on the Lincolnview Board of Education for number of years and also as a Hoaglin Township Trustee. David attended Calvary Evangelical Church, was a former member of the Grace Bible Church where he served as a church trustee and was a graduate of West Liberty-Salem High School in West Liberty, Ohio
Services will be on Monday, November 8, 2021 at Calvary Evangelical Church, Van Wert at 10:00 a.m. with W. Clark Williman officiating. Internment will follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Hoaglin Township, Van Wert County. Calling hours are 1-5 p.m. on Sunday at Cowan & Son Funeral Home, Van Wert and one hour ahead of services at the church on Monday.
Preferred memorials are to the Salvation Army or Calvary Evangelical Church.
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