Christopher J. Jones

June 10, 1959 ~ October 22, 2019 (age 60)


Christopher J. Jones, 60, of Defiance, passed away on Tuesday morning, October 22, 2019 at CHP Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center.   
He was born on June 10, 1959 to Roger and Eleanor (Spangler) Jones in Defiance. Chris proudly served our country in the U.S. Army from 1979 to 1983. On November 21, 1990 he married Lisa (Roehrig) Jones, who resides in Defiance. 
Chris was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church. He worked for Campbell's Soup and Silgan Canning Company in Napoleon since 1988. He was a member of Defiance Eagles #372 and Moose Lodge #2094. In his leisure time he enjoyed bowling and darts. Spending time with his family was always a priority, and he will be missed by his family and many good friends.
Christopher is survived by his loving wife, Lisa Jones of Defiance, son, Logan (Trina) Jones of Defiance, daughters, Autumn (Jerrad) Bennett of Sherwood, and Clarissa (Bartholomew) Seibert of Defiance. He also leaves behind six grandchildren; Kaylee, Courtney, Shawn, Travis, Delilah, and Hazel, his brother, Greg (Mary) Jones of Defiance, and two sisters, Barb Cereghin of Defiance, and Marcie (Brian) Kaminski of Toledo. 
He was preceded in death by his parents. 
Visitation will be held from 2-8 pm on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at Schaffer Funeral Home in Defiance. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 am on Friday, October 25, 2019 at St. Mary Catholic Church, with Fr. Randy Giesige officiating. Burial will follow the service at Riverside Cemetery, with military graveside rites accorded by VFW #3360. 
Memorials are suggested to CHP Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center. Online condolences can be given at

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October 24, 2019

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Schaffer Funeral Home
529 Jefferson Ave
Defiance, Ohio 43512

Funeral Mass
October 25, 2019

10:00 AM
St. Mary Catholic Church
715 Jefferson Ave.
Defiance, Ohio 43512

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