George "Joe" Eugene Bland

1944 - 2019

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George Eugene "Joe" Bland, age 74, of Findlay, died at 11:00pm on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, at the University of Toledo Medical Center. He was born on September 25, 1944 in Findlay to the late Clarence G. and Luella M. (Brown) Bland. He married Jill A. Glaser on October 29, 1965 and she survives. Also surviving are his children: Scott G. Bland of Lima, Ohio, and Jackie L (Dan) Jones of Findlay; grandchildren: Amber R. Greer, Joshua L. Greer, Dakota R. Jones, and Rayonna Nelson; along with many great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Annette (Ricky) Nelson; sisters: Linda (Charles) Durain, and Sharon (Junior) Emmons; infant sister, Joyce; and grandson, Maleek L. Nelson. Joe retired in 2001 after 36 years at Cooper Tire and Rubber Co. He was a member of Upper Room Church of God and the Christian Motorcyclists Association. One of his favorite things to do was to go to McDonalds. Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00pm Friday, May 24, 2019 at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME in Findlay. The funeral service will be held at 10:00am on Saturday, May 25 at the funeral home. Bishop Terry McBeath and Pastor David Price will officiate, with burial to follow at Zion Bloom Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Ronald McDonald House and online condolences are welcomed at www.coldrencrates.com.


Service Information
  • Visitation Details:

    COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME [Map]
    205 West Sandusky Street
    Findlay, Ohio 45840
    Friday, May 24th 2019 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

  • Funeral Service:

    Saturday, May 25th 2019 - 10:00 AM

  • Service Location:

    COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME [Map]
    205 West Sandusky Street
    Findlay, Ohio 45840

  • Final Resting Place:

    Zion Bloom Cemetery [Map]
    15108 County Road 197
    Amanda Twp., Ohio

  • Contributions:

    Ronald McDonald House - Bland

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To : Jill and the entire family
Date :Thursday, May 23rd 2019
From : Kevin Brodine
Please accept my condolences on the passing of Joe. A lot of memories from a long time ago.



To : Jill and family
Date :Thursday, May 23rd 2019
From : Crystal Harmon
So sorry for the passing of Joe he was a good guy and a good costumer at McDonald we will miss him at McDonald



To : Scott
Date :Thursday, May 23rd 2019
From : Holly Miller Watson
Dear Scott,
I am so sorry to hear about your dad. I never had the privilege of meeting him, but I know you and what an amazing person you are, so I am sure your dad was too. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Holly



To : Family
Date :Thursday, May 23rd 2019
From : Victoria Maldonado
GLORY to the most high God for his Mercy and unconditional love. Lord continue to bless this family and comfort them like only you can... AMEN



To : Jill
Date :Thursday, May 23rd 2019
From : Scot Mitzi Carnicom
Prayers for you and your family.
So very sorry for the loss of your husband.



To : Jill and family
Date :Friday, May 24th 2019
From : Jerry Durain
I'm so sorry for your loss. Joe was a great man.



To : Jill
Date :Friday, May 24th 2019
From : Michelle Jennings
Jill-
So sorry for your loss. Will miss seeing Joe at McDonalds. You and your family are in my thoughts.



To : Jilandfamil
Date :Friday, May 24th 2019
From : Elizabeth Brose
IamsorryforyoyrlioseipraytgatGodhealstiyrhersrtsintiime.



To : Jill
Date :Friday, May 24th 2019
From : Harold and Wilmetta Copus
Jill, we were so sorry to hear of Joe’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time

Harold and Wilmetta Copus



To : Family
Date :Saturday, May 25th 2019
From : Nancy Martin Wilczynski
Jill, you are on my heart...hugs....🙏



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