WOOSTER Brian L. Jones, 58, of Wooster passed away on Thursday, May 13, 2021 at West View Healthy Living.
He was born January 10, 1963 in Ithaca, New York the son of Dr. Brian and JoAnn Kaleta Jones.
Brian had worked at The Cobbler Shop in Wooster as a leather repairman. He was a motorcycle enthusiast. After difficult times in his younger years, Brian found Christ and was saved and devoted the rest of his life to serving him. He became associated with the Children of Light Ministries where they helped develop a house and safe haven to former convicts and the homeless.
He had served his country with the US Army from 1981 to 1983.
Brian was a member of AA and was always willing to tell his story to those whom it would help. One of his greatest memories was his trip to Alaska which is a story he loved to tell.
He is survived by his mother JoAnn and step-father David Webb; his daughter Teresa Marie Jones-Miller of Hawaii who was the light of his life and his greatest accomplishment; siblings Joseph Jay (Nicole) Logan Jones of Watsontown, PA and Chrisann Michelle Jones of Wooster and nephews Logan and Brady Jones.
He was preceded in death by his father.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. at the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster with Pastor Kirk Fairhurst and Pastor Daron Butler officiating. The family will greet friends following the service.
Graveside services will be held on Friday, May 21, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at the Wooster Cemetery where military honors will be observed by the 555th Honors Detachment.
Those who wish may make memorial contributions to Ohio s Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691 or to West View Healthy Living, 1715 Mechanicsburg Rd., Wooster, OH 44691
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com.
Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691 or to West View Healthy Living, 1715 Mechanicsburg Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.
Memorial service on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.
Family will greet friends following memorial service on Thursday