Jerry Wishon age 77, of Portland passed away Thursday January 31, 2019 at his residence. He was born in Portland January 1, 1942 the son of Charles and Lavon (Shaneyfelt) Wishon. He was married November 19, 1961 to Nancy Snyder who survives. He had worked for Marsh Supermarkets and Vernon Company in sales retiring in 2004. He was a member of Portland Elks Lodge and Jayland Antique Car Club. He was a golfer and enjoyed woodworking.
Surviving are his wife of 57 years Nancy, one son Greg Wishon (wife Cindi) of Carmel, IN., Two daughters Jennie Avila of Littleton, CO. and Amy Bowman of Indianapolis, Five Grandchildren Adam Wishon, Sam Wishon, Alex Avila, Evan Avila and Ethan Bowman.
Memorial services will be Wednesday February 6, 2019 at 2:00 PM in the Baird-Freeman Funeral Home with Pastor John Smith presiding. Visitation will be Wednesday from 12:00 – 2:00 PM. Memorials can be made to the Family Life Care, Jay County Humane Society or Choice of the Donor.