Jerry LeRoy Javens

July 10, 1957 ‒ October 18, 2017

Galion, Ohio

Jerry LeRoy Javens, 60, of Galion passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at Galion Hospital.

He was born July 10, 1957 in Galion and was the son of the late Jerry M. and Margaret F. (Haga) Javens. LeRoy is survived by his wife of 41 years, Rebecca (Price) Javens.

He worked for Exel in Shelby and enjoyed model cars, shooting guns and riding motorcycles.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Merrill Javens of Vanceburg, Kentucky and Micheal (Mandy) Javens of Galion; 7 grandchildren Kennedy, Elissa, Quinton, Serina, Micheal Jr., Colton and Hudson; adopted grandson Connor Dean Shaw; sisters Diane Javens and Brenda (Jeff) Palmer all of Liverpool, Ohio and brother Allen (Lola) Javens of Hammondsville, Ohio.

Following his wishes, there will be no services.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of LeRoy Javens, and condolences may be made to them at

  • I would like to send my condolences to Jerry’s family. Jerry was a great neighbor and had a heart of gold. He had a good sense of humor and always had a smile on his face. I will miss him….Rest In Peace Jerry….I love you my friend.

  • Shocked to hear Leroy died. Always had a lot of fun when we hung out together as kids and as adults. Becky I’m sorry to hear. Know that I’m thinking of you and the family. Sending lots of love and prayers.