Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Lowell Everett Jobes (November 17, 2011)

Lowell Everett Jobes, 94, of Greenville, passed away peacefully late Thursday evening, November 17, 2011 at the Versailles Health Care Center, surrounded by his family.

He was born June 22, 1917 in Darke County. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Opal F. (Taylor) Jobes in 1975; two sons, Jay and Jim Jobes; a daughter, Shirley Anderson; brothers, Franklin Valentine and Richard Valentine; and A sister, Ruby Martin.

He was retired from GM in Dayton where he had worked for 30 years. He was an avid woodworker and loved to travel. During WWII he was with a crew that delivered planes all over the world for the government. He was a member of UAW Local 801.

He is survived by his second wife, Geraldine (Schultz) Overholser-Jobes; daughters, Carolyn Jobes of Greenville and Sally (Thomas) Howe of troy; 10 grandchildren; several great grandchildren; and a sister Glenna (Lowell) Hoff of Gettysburg; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, November 21, at the Oliver-Floyd funeral Home in Greenville with Rev. John McRoberts officiating. Burial will follow in the Abbottsville Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday from 1 p.m. till 2 p.m. The family requests that memorial contributions be given to State of the Heart Hospice.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com