Larry L. Jones age 74, of Wapakoneta died 8:43 a.m., Tuesday March 4 at Kindred Hospital, Lima. He was born Feb. 13, 1940 in Lima to Robert D. and Lodema G. Kaufman Jones, who preceded him in death. He married Rebecca Rhodes Dec. 26, 1970 and she survives in Wapak.
Mr. Jones had worked for Ford and had served in the U.S. Air Force. He was a member of VFW Post 8445 Wapak and the Local UAW 1219.
Additional survivors include 4 sons: Roibin Jones, Mark Jones both of Chillicothe, Rodney Jones of Waverly, Jeff (Theresa) Ruppert of Wapak,
2 daughters: Lisa (Kevin) Lowe of Waynesfield and Kathy (Greg) Chambers of Marysville; 12 grandchildren Derek (Amber), Devin Chambers, Shelby Ruppert, Jessica, Collin and Lynsey Lowe, Tori & Destiny Jones, Travis Jones, Robert Lebow, Stevii Neumann and Christopher Hasman, great grandchildren Leyton, Rozelyn and Gweneth Chambers, a brother Harry (Linda) Jones of Shawnee, in-laws: Kathryn Hedrick of Cridersville, Joseph (May) Rhodes of Shawnee and Chuck Rhodes of Cridersville.
He was preceded in death by a half sister Norma Jean Walsham.
The family will receive friends 2-8 p.m., Friday March 7 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville.
The funeral will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, March 8 with Pastor James C. Couser officiating at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Cridersville and burial will follow in St. Matthew Cemetery. Military rites will be provided by V. F. W. Post 8445.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Cincinnati Shriners Hospitals for Children, Cincinnati children’s Hospital, Lima Memorial Hospital, or Donor’s Choice.
Date: Friday, March 7, 2014
Time: 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Date: Saturday, March 8, 2014
Time: 10:30 am
St. Matthew Church
Address:5050 St. Matthew, Cridersville, OH, 45806