Jeremiah Walter Webb


Jeremiah Walter Webb, 66, of Wilmington, Ohio passed away Sunday, May 14, 2017.  His wife, Cheryl Branham Webb, survives.  They were married May 4, 1985.  Mr. Webb was born December 16, 1950 in Ravenna, Ohio, son of the late Dr. Walter Bosworth Webb and Ada Ann Crafts Webb.  He was a graduate of Ravenna High School.

Mr. Webb was an aircraft maintenance supervisor at ABX for 32 years.  He was a member of the Ohio Historical Society, Clinton County Farm Bureau, the Ford Model T Club, the B.P.O. Elks 797, and the American Legion.  He was passionate about his farm, antique cars, historical preservation and restoration, and black coffee.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Webb is survived by four sons, Dr. Chad (Jennifer) Webb of Medina, Ohio, Jeremiah (Kelli) Webb of Columbus, Ohio, Ben (Christyna) Webb of Columbus, Ohio, and Evan Webb of Columbus, Ohio; two brothers, Richard (Susan) Webb of Harmony, Pennsylvania and Norman (Connie) Webb of Hiram, Ohio; two sisters, Dr. Martha McGovern of Williamstown, West Virginia and Rev. Jessica (Les) Bennett of Gambrills, Maryland; three grandchildren, Faith Webb, Lance Webb, and Branham Webb; an uncle, Dr. Robert (Bessie) Webb; and his cousins, Ed (Heather) Crafts, Anita (Mark) Mills, David (Amy) Webb, and Dr. Sally Webb.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM, Saturday, May 20, 2017 at the Webb family farm, 1711 N. Nelson Avenue, Wilmington, Ohio. The celebration of Jerry’s life and legacy will continue through 6:00 PM for family and friends. Classic cars are encouraged and will be given special parking.

The family would like to thank The Ohio State University Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital, the Foster J. Boyd Regional Cancer Center, and Ohio Living Cape May for the care Mr. Webb received.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital c/o The Ohio State University Foundation, 1480 West Lane Avenue, Columbus, OH 43221, or to Pelotonia “The Ride” at

Reynolds-Smith Funeral Home, Wilmington, Ohio is handling the arrangements.  For more information or to sign the registry of condolences visit

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