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Carl R. Jones


Carl R. Jones, 67, of Freeport, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at Medina Hospice Care Center. He was born August 7, 1951 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County and had been a resident of Freeport for the past 39 years.

He was a 1969 graduate of Olmsted Falls High School in Olmsted Falls. Carl became employed in 2001 for the Labor's Union Local #134 of Newcomerstown, where he worked in construction and retired in 2016 as vice president of the union. Carl was a member of the Ohio State Trappers Association, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, National Trappers Association and National Rifle Association. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping, making traps, gardening and taking trips out West. He loved spending time with his granddaughters.

He is survived by his sons, Eric (Jeanne) Whitsel of Brook Park and Jonathon Jones of Freeport; granddaughters, Johanna, Emma and Abby Whitsel and Kortnie Madison; sister, Deanna (Cecil) Kerley of Berea; many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Doyle S. Jones and Bertha Presgraves (nee McVicker) and brother, Doyle R. Jones.

A memorial service will be held 12 Noon, Monday, August 13, 2018 at The Bogner Family Funeral Home, 36625 Center Ridge Rd., North Ridgeville, where the family will receive friends from 11 A.M. until the time of service. The Reverend Chuck Behrens will officiate. Burial will take place 1 P.M., Saturday, September 15, 2018 in Cadiz Union Cemetery.

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