Jon A. McClelland, 68, of London died Saturday, April 10, 2021 in The Ohio State University Hospital.
Born December 31, 1952 in Columbus, he was a son of Kenneth and Rosemary (Dehmann) McClelland.
A 1971 graduate of The Plains High School, Jon then received his associates degree from Franklin University. He started his career with Ohio Willow Wood and then worked and retired from General Motors in Columbus. A lifelong member of the Mt. Sterling United Methodist Church, Jon had also volunteered for Tri County Fire District for 50 years, for 30 years he volunteered for the Sterling Joint Ambulance District-retiring as Chief and he also volunteered for 30 years with the Range Township Fire Department. In 1981, Jon received the Medal of Valor from the Ohio State Legislature for saving a child’s life during a house fire!
Survivors include his wife of 42 years Sue (Gray) McClelland, son Andrew (Rebekah) McClelland, daughter Jessica (Paul) Berick, granddaughters Graycen McClelland and Vera Berick, brothers Timothy (Judy) McClelland and Scott (Debbie) McClelland, many nieces and nephews and sister-in-law Kathy McClelland.
He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents and brother Mark McClelland.
A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM Saturday, April 24 in the Mt. Sterling United Methodist Church with Rev. Dr. Karen Crawford, Rev. Harry Scott, and Rev. Carolyn Scott officiating. Interment will follow in Bethel Cemetery. Friends may call at the Mt. Sterling Fire Department, 7 W. Columbus Street, Mt. Sterling from 4-7 PM Friday, April 23.
Memorials in Jon’s name may be made to any of the following, Tri County Fire District, 7 W. Columbus St., Mt. Sterling, OH 43143, Range Township Fire Department, PO Box 140 Sedalia, OH 43151, Sterling Joint Ambulance District, 20 S. London St., Mt. Sterling, OH 43140 or the First United Methodist Church, 110 S. London Street, Mt. Sterling, OH 43143.
The family is being served by the EBERLE-FISHER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 103 N. Main street, London, where online condolences for the family may be sent to www.eberlefisherfuneralhome.com.
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