October 7, 2017
202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 10/10/2017 14:00:00
21 Perry Street Willard OH 44890 10/11/2017 11:00:00
Paul R. Jones, age 87 of Willard, Ohio passed away Saturday, October 7, 2017 at The Willows at Willard surrounded by his family. He was born January 30, 1930 in Willard, Ohio to the late Harry and Hazel (Kuhn) Jones. He retired from the City of Willard where he was the water plant operator. He was the past Exalted Ruler of the Willard Elks and a member of the Willard American Legion and the Donald Duck Club. He was a member of the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, where he was a Deacon and a member of the Knights of Columbus. Paul was a U.S. Air Force veteran who served during the Korean Conflict. His hobbies were fishing, boating, golfing, painting and telling jokes.
He is survived by his wife, JoAnn (Raible) Jones whom he married November 18, 1950; 3 daughters, Paula (Richard) Reber of Plymouth, Mary Ellen Chapman of Willard and Jean (Martin) Bever of Newark; 6 grandchildren, Renee (Jeremy) Wooddell, Mandy Reber and friend Nick Tata, Paul (Valerie) Adams, David Bever, Sarah Bever and fiance’ Todd Anderson, and Brad Bever and fiance’ Anna Cockfield; 2 great grandchildren, Paisley and Oakley Adams; several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Hazel Jones; brother, James Jones; 3 sisters, Ruth Ann King, Betty Daniel and Helen Hass.
Visitation will be Tuesday, October 10, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard, Ohio with a prayer service at 8:00 P.M. The funeral mass will be Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Willard with Fr. George Mahas, Fr. James Peiffer, and Monsignor Marvin G. Borger officiating. Burial will follow at the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Willard. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Francis Church or to Stein Hospice. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.secorfuneralhomes.com
May the happy and joyous moments help you at this time of sorrow.
So sorry for the loss of your dad. My prayers and Sympathy to you all.
So sorry for your loss, my condolences and prayers to the family
Joann and family:
We were so sorry to hear about the loss of Paul. The last we saw both you and Paul was at a Peiffer reunion. I remember him as always laughing and enjoying himself. Our prayers are with you and your family.
Jeff and Jo Ann Peiffer
Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of you. Paul was one in a million. He will be missed.
Wow, I’m at a loss for words. How do you describe a man who has touched so many lives? Paul was a gentle soul, full of life & laughter, smiles and compassion. I will truly miss him but always remember how he touched my life. To all his lovely ladies, JoAnn, Paula, Mary Ellen & Jeannie … hold on to all your precious memories and know how happy he is spending time with the Lord he loved so much. God Bless You All! You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Sorry to hear of the loss of a wonderful husband & father
Grandfather & and friend to many, sure he will be very missed. Our hearts & prayers are with you through this painful journey that you’re about to endure. Stay strong through the wonderful and now precious memories that you all got to share as a family. Our thoughts will be with you in these difficult days to come.
Bob & Darlene & Adam
So saddened. Paul always made everyone feel like he/she was the most important person in the room. And his jokes! Willard has lost a pillar of the community. Our prayers are with all of you and with Paul’s soul.
JoAnn and family, Sorry for your loss. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless, Marsha Ganni
Paul was a brother to my Aunt Betty Daniel. I remember him at family gatherings and the last time I saw him was at the Plymouth Catholic Church (St. Joseph’s I think) He lived and shared his faith every day. May that strong faith and the love of family and friends be a comfort to you at his time.
I am so sorry to here about Paul. He was a very sweet special man. He could always make you smile. Love to the family you are in my prayers.
Paul has always been a part of my life, from hanging out with Aunt Jan and Uncle Bob, to Mr. Paul’s (every Thursday for Marilyn)to delivering the service at Mom’s funeral. A great man, pillar of the community, he will be greatly missed, my prayers are with you all.
Sorry for your lost. Thoughts and prayers.
Jeannie and family,
So sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family.
Paula & family,may God keep his arms wrapped around all of you during this difficult time.
Sorry for your loss.
Our prayers are with the Jones’s family. Paul was a super great guy! So much fun! We sure did love him!
So very sorry for your loss. Keeping all of you in my thoughts and prayers. May your memories comfort you at this sad time.
Mr. Jones was always a fun and kind soul. Always gave great hugs. So sorry for her loss.
So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers will be with you during this most difficult time.
May Paul Rest In Peace. I wish I could have gotten to know the uncle of a good friend and business associate of mine.
Rest In Peace Paul. To Joann, Paula, Mary Ellen, Jeannie and family, you are all in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Paul was a wonderful man and has made a positive impact on many lives. I always enjoyed being around him and speaking with him. He always knew how to make everyone smile and was very loving to all. God bless all of you
I’m so saddened by his passing. He was a wonderful man. He told the best stories and always shared a smile and a laugh. Praying for strength for each of you through this difficult time.