Jeffrey Douglas Pence, 31, of West Alexandria, died Friday, Nov. 9, 2012 in West Alexandria.
Jeff was a welder for Cleary Machine Company, Inc. in West Alexandria and was a member of the Trail Riders and Bike Night.
He was preceded in death by his father: Douglas J. Pence in 1983; brother: Matthew Scott Pence in 1998; maternal grandfather: John S. Harris, Jr. in 2000; paternal grandmother: Ramona J. (Black) Pence in 1967; brother-in-law: Kenneth D. Kesler in 2008; best friend: Keith D. Evans in 2001.
He is survived by his wife of 8 years: Ashlee Lynne (Evans) Pence; children: Matthew D. Pence, New Hope, Chancelor G. Pence, Christopher T. Pence and Jaxon Abel Pence, all of West Alexandria; mother: Christal A. (Howard) Kuhn, Lewisburg; maternal grandmother: Georgianna (Dave) Harris Hemmelgarn, Lewisburg; paternal grandfather: Rayburn (Sandy) Pence, Eaton; step-father: Bryan E. Deeter, Lewis Center; sister: Ashley M. (William) Ward, Lewis Center; sisters-in-law: Candice (Justin Nickell) Kesler, West Alexandria, and Christina (Robert) Smith; brothers-in-law: Jeff A. (Brandi) Evans, West Alexandria, and Thomas E. Rhoades; mother-in-law: Dorey L. (Thomas) Rhoades, West Alexandria; Father-in-law: Jeff A. (Jennifer) Evans, Sr., Verona; nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at Barnes Funeral Home, 411 N. Commerce St., Lewisburg, with Chaplin Chad White officiating. Interment will be held in Roselawn Cemetery in Lewisburg. Family will receive friends on Tuesday, Nov. 13, from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Financial Bank, Pence Children Education Fund, 330 West National Rd., Englewood, OH 45322. Condolences may be sent to the family via the Web site at www.barnesfuneralhome.com.