Jasper "Jack" Kingsolver, 74, of Jamestown, Ohio, passed away Monday, August 26, 2019. It was his request that he began his journey to Heaven from the comforts of his home and God granted that wish. He was born August 9, 1945 to Pierce and Reda (Orrick) Kingsolver in Jefferson Township, Greene County, Ohio.
He retired after 30 years of service in maintenance at the L.M. Berry and Company of Kettering, Ohio. Through the years he was an avid hunter, enjoyed camping, took pride in his antique tractors, farming and anything outdoors. He was a member of New Life Worship Center of Jamestown, Ohio and an honorary lifetime member of the Old Timer’s Club in Xenia, Ohio.
Jack leaves to cherish his memory: wife of 53 years, Connie Palmer Kingsolver; brother, William (Goldie) Kingsolver of Washington Court House, Ohio; sister, Charlene Davis of Xenia, Ohio; son, Jason (Stephanie) Kingsolver of Xenia, Ohio; son, Joseph (Carrie) Kingsolver of Xenia, Ohio; daughter, Sara (Matthew) Hammond of Jamestown, Ohio; 17 grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Pierce and Reda (Orrick) Kingsolver; three brothers, Willis Kingsolver, Edward Kingsolver and Vernard Kingsolver; two sisters, Edna Young and Mazel Fugate; two sons, Mark Kingsolver and Matthew Kingsolver.
Jack requested no regular services to be held, but a Celebration of Life will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at the Fraternal Order of Eagles, 682 W 2nd St., Xenia, Ohio (upstairs entrance). Arrangements entrusted to the care of the Jerry W. Kinley Funeral Home.
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