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Alan Jones

June 18, 1956 — January 13, 2019

Alan David Jones, 62, of Van Wert passed away at 6:15 PM on Sunday, January 13, 2019 at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice.  He was born June 18, 1956, the youngest child of the late Dale “Jake” and Pauline (Slattery) Jones.

On June 21, 2003 he married his soulmate and best friend, Maggie (McNew) Jones who survives.

Alan is also survived by his special daughter, Sarah (Jeremy) Bragg and grandchildren, Braxton and Graydon Bragg, of Ohio City; sons, Casey of Ft Wayne, Indiana and David of Van Wert; siblings, Darlene (Carl) Reid of Arizona, Diane Tinnel of Convoy, Ohio, Kathy (John) Greenup of Michigan, Angie (Craig) Becker of Tennessee, Greg (Kris McCleery) of Van Wert, and Paula (Dave) Sinning of Van Wert; and sister in law, Mary Jones of Elida, Ohio.

In addition to his parents, Alan was preceded in death by his brothers, Trevor Jones and Curtis Jones.

Alan enjoyed a simple life with Maggie and their pets.  He was a do-all fix-it guy who was very close to his family and pets.  Alan was employed for over 40 years at Aeroquip/Eaton Corporation in Van Wert.

In keeping with Alan’s wishes, there will be no services.

Preferred memorials may be directed to the Van Wert Humane Society Building Fund.

Arrangements are being handled by Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory.  Online condolences may be expressed at

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