OTHUS, JON RICHARD
High Springs - Jon Richard Othus, 50, of High Springs, Fl. passed away January 2,2013 at home surrounded by his loving family.
Jon was born June 13,1962 in Peekskill, NY and moved with his family to Florida in 1976. He graduated Forest Hill High School in W.P.B and relocated to High Springs in 1999. He was an amazing craftsman, self employed as a carpenter and contractor.
Preceded in death by his mother Barbara Ann Othus.
Jon is survived by his loving wife Michele; 2 sons Jon and his wife Melinda of Lake Butler, James of High Springs and one very special granddaughter Brinley of Lake Butler. He is also survived by his father Merle Othus Sr. and his wife Janet of Port St. John, 2 brothers Dan and his wife Cyndy of W.P.B., Rick and his wife Michele of Alachua. As well as many other family members and friends that will miss him dearly.
A Celebration service will be held at First Baptist Church of Alachua, 14405 NW 146 Ave., Alachua on Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 11:30 am.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jon's memory to Haven Hospice, 4200 NW 90th Blvd, Gainesville, Fl 32606, or American Brain Tumor Association, 8550 W Bryn Mawr Ave Ste 550, Chicago, IL 60631.
Published in Gainesville Sun from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2013