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Obituary for A. Paul Jonard
A. Paul Jonard, age 84, of Caldwell, Ohio, died Thursday, February 2, 2012, at Summit Acres Nursing Home in Caldwell. He was born May 16, 1927, in Wheeling, West Virginia, son of the late Alex and Gertrude Munnell Jonard. He was a graduate of Warren Consolidated High School in Tiltonsville, attended Kent State University for two years, and graduated from The Ohio State University in 1954 with a bachelor of science degree in agriculture. He was a United States Army veteran, serving in the 27th Infantry Division from 1946-1947, and served in the Korean War from 1950-1951. Mr. Jonard was the first 4-H agent for Noble County, beginning in 1954, and serving for eight years. He was a sales representative for several companies providing micronutrients for agriculture, traveling over thirteen states. He retired in 1989 from Mid Ohio Chemicals. He was a member of the Caldwelll VFW Post #4721, for which he was a member of the honor guard, a member of the Caldwell Fire Department, and a founding member of the Caldwell Emergency Squad. He was a member of the Noble County Recreation Committee, and was instrumental in establishing the Happy Time Pool. He was also a member of the Child Advocacy Support Association in Cambridge, and a former member of the Cambridge Elks. He was an avid Ohio State fan, and he enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking, and golfing. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by one sister, Helen Munjas; and one brother, Robert Jonard. Surviving are his wife Dolores Greeney Jonard, whom he married June 14, 1952; his children, Sherri L. (Jim) Starr of Caldwell, Paul E. (Angela) Jonard of Denver, Colorado, Dale A. Jonard of Alledonia, William R. (Carol) Jonard of Zanesville, and Brian R. (Jeanne) Jonard of Nashport; one brother, Alex F. Jonard of West Layfayette; 14 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. A graveside service will be observed Tuesday, February 7, 2012 at 10AM at Olive Cemetery in Caldwell with Pastor Jim Garrett officiating and military honors presented by Noble County Veteran Service Organizations. Memorial contributions may be made to the Caldwell Volunteer Fire Department, 215 West Street, P.O. Box 24, Caldwell, Ohio, 43724, or to the Caldwell VFW Post #4721, 514 West Street, Caldwell, Ohio, 43724.
Service: Tuesday, February 7, 2012 Graveside service at Olive Cemetery