OHIO CITY, Ohio — Howard Dailey Jones, 85, of Ohio City, died at
10:06 p.m. Sunday, June 1, 2014, shortly after his arrival at Van Wert
He was born July 1, 1928, in Willshire Township, to the late Ada (Fluckiger) and Clarence Clyde Jones.
His wife, Joan Marie (Clark), survives. They were married Sept. 3, 1950.
Other survivors include his sons: Brent L. Jones of Van Wert, Douglas
C. Jones of Ohio City, Keith H. (Marilyn) Jones of Atlanta, Michigan,
and David C. (Rose) Jones of Van Wert; brother: Leon B. (Joyce) Jones of
Defiance; seven grandchildren: Shawn Jones, Benjamin (Nikki Staten)
Jones, Nicole Jones, Jessica, Justin, Julianna and Janessa Jones; a
great-granddaughter: Briella Staten; an aunt: Florine Fluckiger; three
sisters-in-law: Martha Jones of Ohio City, Marjorie Jones of Dublin,
Ohio, and Lois Schoonover of Van Wert, and numerous nieces, nephews and
He was preceded in death by his brothers: Paul Eugene
Jones, Daniel Clyde Jones, Floyd D. Jones, Lloyd S. Jones, and Harold
Harry Jones, and sisters: Wilma Josephine Myers, Madge Marcile Jones,
and Pauline Kathryn Jones.
He was a farmer and operated the Jones
Family Orchard. He retired from Aeroquip Corp. in Van Wert in 1987. He
was a member of Grace Bible Church, a 1946 graduate of Wren High School
and a member of Farm Bureau.
Services will be held at
10:30 a.m. Friday, June 6, 2014, at Grace Bible Church in Van Wert.
Pastor Lance Hostetler and Howard’s son, Pastor Keith Jones, will
officiate. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Ohio City.
hours are Thursday from 2 - 8 p.m. at Cowan & Son Funeral Home, Van
Wert, and one hour prior to services Friday at the church.
Preferred memorial is Grace Bible Church or Wren E.M.S.
Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded at: cowanfuneralhome.com.