Donald Jirles

May 22, 1937 - May 24, 2019
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Donald Lee Jirles, 82, of Uhrichsville, passed away suddenly at his home on Friday, May 24, 2019 following a period of declining health.

A son of the late Helen Henderson, Donald was born May 22, 1937 at Cambridge, Ohio.

Donald graduated from Cambridge High School and was a veteran of the United States Air Force.…

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Donald Lee Jirles, 82, of Uhrichsville, passed away suddenly at his home on Friday, May 24, 2019 following a period of declining health.

A son of the late Helen Henderson, Donald was born May 22, 1937 at Cambridge, Ohio.

Donald graduated from Cambridge High School and was a veteran of the United States Air Force.

On March 25, 1960, Donald married the love of his life, the former Patsy McConnell and they raised three children, Elizabeth, Dawn and Daniel. The couple shared 50 years of marriage prior to Patsy’s passing on October 25, 2010.

During his early years, he worked at Republic Steel in Massillon. Also, for more than 40 years, Donald was the owner and operator of The Auto Store at Uhrichsville.

He is survived by his daughters and sons-in-law, Elizabeth and Leslie McCue of New Philadelphia and Dawn and John Davis of Uhrichsville and a son, Daniel Jirles of Dennison; seven grandchildren, Matthew (Latish Bloom) McCue, Marcus (Stefanie Willimas) McCue, Chanell (Todd) Giumenti, Jordan (Andrew Sachs) Davis, Rance Davis and Brianna and Tyler Jirles; 17 great grandchildren and a step-brother, Jeffrey Henderson.

Donald was preceded in death by his mother; his wife and a sister, Jeanie Baxter.

In keeping with Donald’s wishes, there will be no calling hours or services and cremation will take place through the care of the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia.

Contributions may be made in Donald’s memory to the Tuscarawas County Humane Society, 1432 Tall Timber Road NE, New Philadelphia, OH 44663.

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In keeping with Donald’s wishes, there will be no calling hours or services.


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Tuscarawas County Humane Society

Phone: 330-343-6060

1432 Tall Timber Road NE
New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663
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Born: May 22, 1937
Died: May 24, 2019

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Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

George E Joseph Jr posted on 5/28/19

I consider Don was a good friend. He always treated me right as I did business for a long time at the Auto Store.

 

Kim Stull Urban posted on 5/28/19

Liz, Dawn, Daniel and Family, my deepest sympathies on the passing of your Dad. Your family is so much a part of my childhood memories. I will keep your families in my prayers.

 

Josh & Megan Herron (kids) posted on 5/27/19

Many thoughts and prayers to you in your time of loss and grieving.

 

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