FORT LORAMIE — Wendell Roy Jasper, 72, of Fort Loramie, passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at 6 p.m. at his residence.
He was born on Dec. 25, 1941, in Ansel, Ky., the son of the late Raymond and Bonnie (Dunsbar) Jasper. He was married to Iva Smith, who preceded him in death in 2008.
Wendell is survived by his two children, Scott (Terry) Jasper, of Piqua Ohio, and Wendy (Shane Norris) Jasper, of Fort Loramie; two grandchildren, Cortney and Haley Norris, both of Fort Loramie; three stepgrandchildren, Ronette Davis, of Piqua, Brandon Hartzell, of St. Louis, Mo., and Gabriel Hartzell, of Piqua; seven great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson, and eight siblings, Helen (Jack) Tussey, of Danville, Ky., Karen (Carl) Lawless, Floyd "Buster" Jasper, both of Summerset, Ky., Gary Jasper, of Lancaster, Ky., Cecil Jasper, of Willard, Ohio, David Jasper, of Eubank, Ky., Janet (Harold) Williams, of Goodland, Ind., and Donnie Jasper of Summerset, Ky.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Loretta Brooks, and one brother, Robert Jasper.
Mr. Jasper was the owner and operator of Wendell's Lawncare in Fort Loramie. He had been providing lawncare service for nearly 20 years. He was also retired from Peerless Food Equipment in Sidney. Wendell enjoyed his daily routine of meeting up with friends at 47 Bar and Grill. He loved his dog, Tiger, and he loved to spend time with his family and grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Monday, April 21, 2014, at noon at Cromes Funeral Home, 302 S. Main Ave., with Pastor Earnie Jones officiating. Burial will be at Shelby Memory Gardens in Sidney, Ohio.
The family will receive friends on Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of service.
Memorials may be made to the College Fund for Cortney and Haley Norris in memory of Wendell Roy Jasper.
Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy may be made to the Jasper family at the funeral home's website, www.cromesfh.com.