Oct. 16, 1929-Sept. 26, 2012
Jack G. Walls, 82, of Gomer, died at 2:15 a.m. Wednesday at The Meadows of Kalida.
He was born Oct. 16, 1929, in Gomer to Gilbert and Gladys (Griffith) Walls, who preceded him in death.
On May 28, 1949, he married G. Jane Jones, who died Oct. 25, 2003.
Survivors include two sons, Mark Gilbert (Jo Ann) Walls of Fort Jennings and Craig Arnold Walls of Columbus Grove; three daughters, Rebecca Jane (John “Jack) Hamel and Kathleen Gay (Dr. John) Needler of Columbus Grove and Jacqueline Sheree Walls of Pandora; 14 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by two grandsons, Isaih Walls and Jacob Walls.
Mr. Walls was a graduate of Gomer High School, class of 1947. He had attended Ohio Northern University, Ada, where he still holds the Track and Field record in the 100 yard dash. He was a lifelong farmer and retired from the United States Postal Service, as a postal carrier. He was a member of the Lima Bean Chorus for 60-plus years. He served the Lord as a member of the Kings Glory Quartet and many other church and musical groups. He was a member of the Lima Baptist Temple Church and had also attended the Faith Baptist Church, Ottawa.
Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hartman Sons Funeral Home, Columbus Grove, Pastor Denny Coates officiating. Burial will be in Pike Run Cemetery, Gomer.
Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Preferred memorials are the Gideons.