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Jack R Oswalt

Jack R. Oswalt, 78, passed away Sunday October 13, 2019 at the Brethren Home Retirement Community. He was born June 9, 1941 in Darke County, Ohio to the late Ray & Elsie Minton Oswalt.
Jack worked at B.A.S.F. for 24 yrs. as a Supervisor, farmed and drove a truck for Decker's Meats. He attended St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Greenville, Ohio, was a 1959 Graduate of Jackson Ohio High School, Card Club for 40 yrs., enjoyed horse racing and hunting, but loved  sporting events at Greenville High School and the Ohio State Buckeyes. Jack and Tom Hope enjoyed roasting hogs for many events.
He is survived by his wife of 60 yrs. Janice Collins Oswalt; children, Karla Moore-New Madison, Ohio, Beth (Gary) Cain-Greenville, Tom (Jo) Oswalt-Long Beach, CA; 4 grandchildren, Nathan (Julie) Moore, Matthew Cain, Leslie (Ryan) Crawford, Leah (Ben) Shepherd; 9 great grandchildren; 1 great-great granddaughter; 2 sisters, Sandy Robison-Woodington, Ohio, Linda (Roger) Prescott-Portland, Indiana.
Preceded by his parents; great granddaughter, Braylon Cain; a sister, Glendora Weiss; and a brother-in-law, Carl Robison.
Visitation is 12 Noon-2:00 PM Saturday October 19, 2019 at the Brethren Home Retirement Community Chapel. Services are 2:00 PM Saturday also at the Brethren Home Chapel with the Rev. Alan Knoke officiating. Burial will follow in the Teegarden Cemetery, Ansonia, Ohio.  
Memorial contributions may be made to the State of the Heart Hospice. Online condolences may be expressed at  www. reichardfh.com.

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My sympathy to all of you. I have so many memories of your family. For several years you were my second family and your house was my second home.  My love and prayers to all.

Renee (Cox) Knick Oct 21 2019 12:00 AM

Find memories of Jack at work and seeing him at softball games, walking through the park by his house and having the best conversations. I'll never forget the look in my girls faces when they were little he would always ask how them boys were doing!  My condolences to the family!

Julie hart Oct 18 2019 12:00 AM

My condolences to you and the family.   My thoughts are with you and your family during this time.

Don (Oscar) Atkins Oct 16 2019 12:00 AM

I enjoyed knowing and talking with Jack, the timber in his voice is what I'll remember most.  I am sorry for your loss.  
Sheryll A. Ritz

Sheryll Ritz Oct 15 2019 12:00 AM

Oh where do I begin?  Our families had so much fun.  The baseball, the parties, the Little Brown Jug.  Just to mention a few.  Then the Hog Roasts came, that was another family fun adventure.  Jack was and will always be an amazing man, kind to everyone he came in contact with, filled with, well you know what !!!  Dad and Jack were 2 peas in a pod.  The stories I could tell are endless, just so many great memories.  We are so blessed that our fathers became such great friends and so close.  I believe there was a true brotherly love between those two.  Please know that we love you all and you are in our prayers.

RANDY & LENE HOPE-HOOD Oct 15 2019 12:00 AM

Words can't express our deep sympathy at the loss of Jack. He was a friend and co-worker. Jack was definitely one of a kind. May God give the family comfort and peace. Until we meet again!

Dick & Debby Sodders Oct 15 2019 12:00 AM

Janice and family.  So sorry to hear about Jack. Fond memories --and laughs--from many years.

Barbara Ripp Safford Oct 15 2019 12:00 AM

Janice, My sympathy to you and your children.  Paul talked many times about the fun times he and Jack had as young boys growing up together.  May your good memories and your wonderful family surround you at this time.  Think of you.

Beverly Hurst Oct 15 2019 12:00 AM