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Wednesday, May 23, 2012
6:00 PM until 8:00 PM
Thursday, May 24, 2012
4:00 PM until 8:00 PM
Hanson-Neely Funeral Home
Friday, May 25, 2012
County Line Church of the Brethren
4227 North Hardin Road
Harrod, OH 45850
Lyman Jordan, 81, died at 3:38 a.m. May 22, 2012, at his residence, surrounded by his family.
He was born Jan. 19, 1931, in Hardin County to Pearl and Emma Woods Jordan, who preceded him in death. On July 16, 1955, he married Margie Wireman, who survives in Lima.
Mr. Jordan retired in January 1990, as a laborer from Ford Motor Co. Lima Engine Plant. He was a member of County Line Church of the Brethren, Ada. He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War, serving from December 1950 to October 1954 aboard the USS Block Island. He was a member of United Auto Workers Local 1219. He was an avid fisherman.
Survivors also include a daughter, Vicky (Tom) Gilbert, of Lima; six grandchildren, Kyle (Ashley) Jordan, Ryan Jordan, Nicholas (Tina) Gilbert, Ashley (David) Smith, Nicole (Bill) Clark and Jennifer Gilbert; seven great-grandchildren, Skilar Jordan, Isabella Jordan, Kylynn Jordan, Brynn Gilbert, Landon Gilbert, Carter Gilbert and Logan Smith; and a brother, Joe (Peggy) Jordan, of McGuffey.
He was preceded in death by a son, Ron Jordan, who died July 10, 1995; a granddaughter, Stephanie Gilbert; seven brothers, Chet, Clayton, Charlie, Calvin, Carl, Wayne and Richard Jordan; and five sisters, Cloie, Martha, Kathleen, Barb and Audrey.
Services will begin at 11 a.m. Friday at County Line Church of the Brethren, Ada. Pastor Dave Thompson will officiate. Burial will be in Preston Cemetery, Alger.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today and 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada, and one hour prior to services Friday at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Rita's Hospice.
Condolences may be expressed at hansonneely.com.