BUCYRUS: Jessie Lee Honaker, 61, of Bucyrus passed away Sunday May 6, 2012 at home following a seven month illness.
Jessie was born August 4, 1950 in Richland, Virginia (Tazewell County) to the late Willard Jess Honaker and Mary Ruth (Wilson) Honaker who survives in Bucyrus, Ohio.
Jessie was married Dec. 13, 1968 to Peggy J. (Shingledecker) Honaker who survives.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by brother, Steve Honaker.
Jessie is also survived by children, Josie (Shawn) Feeley and Bo Jess (Cassie) Honaker; grandchildren, Roy, Hayden, and Megan; great grandchildren, Alexa and Jessie; and two sisters, Cathy (Tom) Laughbaum and Michelle (Michael) Hathorus.
Jessie was employed at Ohio Locomotive Crane Co. for 26 years as an assembly man. He moved to Bucyrus, Ohio at age 2 and attended Colonel Crawford and Bucyrus High Schools. Jessie enjoyed remodeling homes, building furniture, and was accomplished as a woodworker and automobile restorer. He loved having his pet dogs by his side and being outdoors and near nature.
There will be a private family gathering at a later date for the scattering of ashes in the State of Oregon. Memorials may be made to Caringbridge.org/visit/JessieHonaker.
Expressions of sympathy can be left at munzpirnstill.com