BOARDMAN, Ohio – Jon E. Traylor, 47, of Boardman, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, June 15, 2017, at his home.
Born September 24, 1969, in East Point, Georgia, the son of Roger and Joyce (Phillips) Traylor.
Jon was a dedicated veteran of the U.S. Army who proudly served in the Middle East, receiving numerous recognitions.
He was a corrections officer employed by the Federal Government.
Jon was an avid reader, enjoyed miniature war-gaming and spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife of 14 years, Kathy L. (Gerber); a son, Reese; daughters, Naomi and Leah; six brothers and sisters, as well as, numerous relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Friends will be received at the Lane Funeral Home, Boardman Chapel, 8387 Tod Avenue, Boardman, Ohio 44512, on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m., where services will be held on Thursday, June 22, 2017, at 10:30 a.m.
Military honors and burial will take place on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman, Ohio.
A television tribute will air Monday, June 19 at the following approximate times:
12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.