Jack Eads, 93

Jack Eugene Eads, 93, formerly of rural Lagro, died at 11:23 a.m., Sunday, April 21, 2019, at Wellbrooke of Wabash, where he had lived since 2015. 

He was born Dec. 3, 1925, in Wabash, to John W. and Londus (Miller) Eads, and was raised by his father and step-mother Ruth (Miller) Eads.

Jack was a 1943 graduate of Lagro High School. He married Miriam D. Montel in Claypool, on November 25, 1944; she died June 11, 1994. He was the Lot Foreman at Pefley Implements in Lagro, 20 years, and was also a lifelong farmer. He was a member of the Lagro United Methodist Church, the Saw Dust Gang, and a former member of the Hanna Masonic Lodge. Jack enjoyed running his saw mill, cutting wood, and fishing.

He is survived by three children, Todd (Valerie) Eads of Elkhart, Indiana, Brad (Karen) Eads of Lagro, and Cynthia (Bob Hofstetter) Kusiak of North Bend, Wash.; nine grandchildren, Andy Eads, Toni Folzenlogel, Todd Eads Jr., Stacey Klever, Scott Eads, Brent Eads, Jeff Eads, Kerry Kusiak, and Mike Kusiak; and 11 great- grandchildren. 

He was also preceded in death by his parents, step-mother, three brothers, three sisters, and his grandson, Scott Randall Eads.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, April 28, 2019, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with the Rev. Rick Borgman officiating. Burial will be in Hopewell Cemetery, Lagro. Friends may call 2-6 p.m. Saturday, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are to the Lagro United Methodist Church.

The memorial guest book for Jack may be signed at

Posted on 2019 Apr 23