Marvin C. Jones
CONTINENTAL – Marvin C. Jones, 95, of Continental, died 2:51 a.m. Thursday, September 9, 2021 at the Meadows in Kalida, Ohio under the care of Putnam County Hospice. Marvin was born January 9, 1926 in Continental, Ohio to the late Earl and Anna (McKibben) Jones. On February 13, 1946, he married Doris (Harden) Jones. They were married 63 years prior to Doris’ passing on August 8, 2009.
Mr. Jones was a lifelong farmer. He graduated from Continental High School in 1944. He served in the U.S. Army from 1944-46 at the end of WWII. He drove a Borden’s Milk Truck from 1948 – 1960 and served as a Monroe Township Trustee from 1970 – 1988. Marvin was a member of the Continental Post of the American Legion and a member of Christ United Methodist Church in Continental.
Marvin is survived by three sons: Ken (Trish) Jones of Wauseon, Gary (Donna) Jones of Columbus Grove and Larry (Teresa ) Jones of Continental. He enjoyed his seven grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren. He is survived by a brother, Darrell Jones of Mark Center, Ohio.
Marvin was preceded in death by his sister: Mary (Jones) Brown; and three brothers: Rolland, Frank and Keith Jones.
A Celebration of Life Service will begin 11:00 a.m. Monday, September 13, 2021 at HEITMEYER FUNERAL HOME, Continental with Pastor Charles Schmunk officiating. Burial will follow at Monroe Cemetery, Continental with recognition of Marvin’s Military Service by the Continental American Legion. Friends may visit with family on Sunday from 6 - 8 p.m. at the funeral home and again on Monday one hour prior to the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to Christ United Methodist Church and/or the Putnam County Homecare and Hospice.
Putnam County Homecare and Hospice
575 OG Road Suite 3, PO Box 312, Ottawa OH 45875
Christ United Methodist Church
Continental OH 45831