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Rodger Dean Jones Sr.

September 14, 1943 ~ November 14, 2018 (age 75)

Rodger Dean Jones Sr., age 75, of DeGraff, Ohio passed away at 10:19 P.M. Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at Mary Rutan Hospital in Bellefontaine, Ohio.

He was born in Springfield, Ohio September 14, 1943, to Verna Violet (Boggs) Jones and the late Estil Jones. In addition to his father, Rodger was preceded in death by a sister, Sharon Kerns and two brothers, Earnie and Billy Jones.

On December 23, 1978, Rodger married Virginia Ann Wilt, and she survives in West Liberty, Ohio. He is also survived by two daughters, Jenny (Chester Kowalczyk) Purtee and Sara (Craig) Boling; two sons, Rodger (Phyllis) Jones Jr. and Jon (Traci) Jones; thirteen grandchildren, Hayley Boling, Alexia Boling, Craig Boling Jr., Maci Jones, McKinzie Jones, Cole Jones, Mindy Smith, Nathan (Karli) Purtee, Chelsea Purtee, Brooklynn Purtee, Ashley (Kyle) Egbert, Meggin (Mark) Parker, and Tara (Sean) Pennington; ten great grandchildren, Karlee Purtee, Chasen Hanselman, Austin Eaton, Courtnie Smith, Dylan Smith, Caleb Hall, Alaina Pennington, Ariah Egbert, Korah Egbert, and Lillian Parker; four sisters, Reva Wooten, Bonnie (Michael) Lewe, Gale Worman, and Linda Boggs. 

A 1963 graduate of Shawnee High School, Rodger retired from LeRoi Dresser after working twenty nine years as a bench press operator. He attended the New Beginnings Community Church in DeGraff.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 P.M. Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at the Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in DeGraff.

The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at the funeral home.

Burial will follow the funeral service at the Greenwood-Union Cemetery in DeGraff. 

The arrangements are in the care of the staff of the Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in DeGraff.



Donations may be made to:

National Parkinson Foundation of Ohio
2800 Corporate Exchange Dr. #265, Columbus OH 43231

Dementia Society of America
P.O. Box 600, Doylestown PA 18901

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