Jack Scalf, 89 years, of Bryan, passed away Monday, June 27, 2016 in Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice, Defiance with his family by his side. Jack was born March 27, 1927 in Keokee, Virginia, the son of the late Vanis and Callie (Bledsoe) Scalf. He married Anna Lovell on July 19, 1947, in Jonesville, Virginia, and she preceded him in death on April 14, 2010. Jack was a laborer for General Motors, Central Foundry in Defiance for over 23 years, retiring in July 1987. He was a member of the Bryan Eagles Aerie 2233 and the Defiance Moose Lodge #2094. Jack enjoyed tinkering on his cars, taking the kids fishing when they were young, taking trips to Florida and going to the casino when the opportunity came up.
Surviving are his five children, Lonnie Ray (Bonnie) Scalf of Hillsdale, Michigan, Donnie (Debra) Scalf of Bryan, Jerry Scalf of Bryan, Terry (Dawn) Scalf of Bryan and Brenda (Terry) Schlosser of Montpelier; 18 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Anna; two grandchildren, Jason Scalf and Timothy Erman; one granddaughter, Maddison Davis; one brother, Ernest Scalf; two sisters, Edith Yose and Opal Hyatt.
Visitation for Jack Scalf will be held on Thursday, June 30, 2016 from 2:00 – 4:00 and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the Oberlin-Turnbull Funeral Home, 206 North Lynn Street, Bryan. Funeral services for Jack Scalf will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, July 1, 2016 in the funeral home with Pastor Jeff Sheldon officiating. Interment will follow in Fountain Grove Cemetery
Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider memorial contributions be made to Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice, 6817 North State Route 66, Defiance, Ohio 43512.