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Stephen Glenn "Steve" Jones

April 13, 1962 ~ January 28, 2018 (age 55)
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Stephen Glenn "Steve" Jones, 55, of Leesburg, IN passed away at 3:47 p.m. on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at his home. He was born on April 13, 1962 in Hillsboro, OH to Wilbert L. & Thelma Marie (Lindsey) Jones Jr.

He graduated in 1980 from Hillsboro High School, attended Salem College in West Virginia, graduated in 1984 from Anderson College in Anderson, IN, and received his Master’s Degree from Indiana Wesleyan University. He grew up in Hillsboro, OH and moved to the North Webster / Leesburg area in 1994 from Anderson, IN. He was married on June 8, 1991 in Markleville, IN to Lori E. Whiteley who survives. He was employed at Wawasee Community School Corporation as P.E. Teacher at North Webster Elementary for 21 years and was a former policeman for the Anderson Police Dept. for 10 years.

He was a member of the Church of God in North Webster, Sons of the American Legion Post 253 in North Webster, and the N.R.A. He was a coach for numerous sports teams in the Wawasee Community School System and the surrounding area.

He is survived by:

Wife – Lori Jones of Leesburg

Daughter – Molly Jones of Leesburg

2 Sons – Jacob Jones & Hunter Jones both of Fort Wayne

Father – Wilbert Jones of Oklahoma City, OK

2 Sisters – Sharon Jones of Fairborn, OH & Stephanie Harper of Horse Cave, KY

2 Brothers – Wilbert “Billy” Jones III of Englewood, OH & Doug Jones of Fairborn, OH

He was preceded in death by his mother - Thelma Jones & grandmother – Irene Jones who helped raise him.

Cremation will take place at Cremation Services of Kosciusko County, 4356 N. St. Rd 15, Warsaw, IN. Visitation will be from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Friday, February 23, 2018 at Owen Family Funeral Home, St. Rd. 13 & C.R. 500 N, North Webster, IN and 1 hour prior to the services at the school on Saturday. Memorial services will be at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 24, 2018 in the North Webster Elementary School Gymnasium, 5745 N. 750E, North Webster, IN with Pastor Jeff Boyer of the Church of God & Pastor Myron Drent of Country Bible Church officiating. 

Preferred memorials may be given to the Stephen G. Jones Memorial Scholarship c/o Kosciusko County Community Foundation, 102 E Market St., Warsaw, IN  46580.  Gifts may be made online at


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