Jack Clifford Core, age 85, of Bellefontaine, Ohio passed away peacefully Thursday, November 14, 2019, in his home.
He was born in Columbus Grove, Ohio April 18, 1934, the youngest son of the late Glen J. and Edith T. (LaRue) Core. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Nolan Core, Glen Core and Richard Core.
On May 9, 1954, Jack married the former Shirley Ann Swartz his high school sweetheart, and they enjoyed sixty five years of devoted love. They shared children, Lynda (Dan) Rhoades of West Liberty, Ohio, Bob (Pat) Core, John (Vickie) Core, both of Bellefontaine and Tom (Dawn) Core of DeGraff, Ohio. Also surviving is a brother, Jim (Pauline) Core of Elida, Ohio. He also enjoyed his ten grandchildren, Chris Trabert, Jason Todd Alloway, Jaclyn Britenstine, Jessica (Derrick) Rausch, Steve Truesdale, Clifton (Sara) Core, Betty (Bobby) Justice, Emily (Jake) Stone, Heather Core, Evan Core and fourteen great-grandchildren.
Jack was a 1952 graduate of Belle Center High School and was a dedicated honest man who retired from Siemens. He also enjoyed the fellowship and worship of his Lord and Savior in several area churches, most recently at South Union Mennonite Church in West Liberty.
Jack will be greatly missed by his family and friends. The memories of his life will be treasured.
Pastor Matthew Williams and Rev. Larry Grigsby will officiate the funeral service at 1:00 p.m. Monday, November 18, 2019 at the Belle Center United Methodist Church in Belle Center, Ohio.
Visitation will be held Monday from 11 to 1 p.m. at the church prior to the funeral service.
Burial will be at the Fairview Cemetery in Belle Center.
The arrangements are in the care of the staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in Belle Center.
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