Jeremiah E. Ovitt

  • Died: March 8, 2018
  • Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana

D O McComb and Sons - Maplewood Park

4017 Maplecrest Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46815

Tel. (260) 426-9494

Tribute & Message From The Family


Jeremiah E. Ovitt, 92, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus on Thursday, March 8, 2018. Born in Chicago, Illinois, Jeremiah was the son of the late Harry and Harietta Ovitt. Jeremiah was a WWII Army veteran. He was a foreman with Banner Lumber Company for 42 years, prior to his retirement. Jeremiah loved attending church and being a greeter which he was for 50 years at Dunning Park Bible Chapel in Detroit. Jeremiah had a wonderful sense of humor and enjoyed painting works of art. Surviving are his sons, Rod (Carolyn) Ovitt, Ron (Janine) Ovitt, Jeff (Cheryl) Ovitt, Keith (Vicki) Ovitt; 10 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Jeremiah was preceded in death by his wife of 70 years Allie Ovitt; grandson Paul Ovitt, 3 brothers, and 1 sister. Service is 1:00 pm, Saturday, March 17, 2018 at D. O. McComb & Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Road with calling from 11:00 am until the service. Burial in Highland Park Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Memorials may be made to the Dunning Park Bible Chapel Redford Township, MI. 48239.