Jacob 'Jake' Van Ness, Jr., 44, of Marion, IN, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at his residence in Marion, IN. He was born on Friday, March 15, 1968, in Marion, IN. Mr. Van Ness had worked for many years at Greg Pattison Roofing. He enjoyed his grandchildren, the Colts, fishing, coin and stamp collecting, dream catchers, and was an avid Elvis fan.
Survivors include his Parents - Jacob F. & Becky J. (Enyeart) Van Ness, Sr., Marion, Daughter - Megan Van Ness (husband, James Keifer-Graham), Marion, Son - Daniel (Fianc'e, Debrenia) Van Ness, Hartford City, Daughter - Amber Van Ness, Hartford City, Daughter - Sierra Van Ness, Hartford City, IN, Daughter - Madison Van Ness, Hartford City, Daughter - Alexis Castor, Muncie, Sister - Meri Collins, Montpelier, Sister - Vikki (husband, Dan) Martin, Marion, Maternal Grandmother - Donna Hoke, Marion, Grandson - Justin Picco, Upland, Grandson - Colten Van Ness, Upland, Grandson - Kason Keifer-Graham, Van Buren, Granddaughter - Shiria Whilhite, Hartford City, Granddaughter - Ariana Van Ness, Hartford City, Grandson - Camren Van Ness, Hartford City, Several Cousins, Nieces & Nephews.
He was preceded in death by his Paternal Grandparents - Nolan & Georgia Van Ness, Maternal Grandfather - Thomas McVicker and a Grandson - Karson Keifer-Graham.
Family and friends may gather to share and remember at Ferguson & Glancy Funeral Home 201 N Main Street Van Buren on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM and from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Wednesday, December 12.
A service to celebrate his life will be at Ferguson & Glancy Funeral Home 201 N Main Street Van Buren at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, December 12, 2012 with the Dr. Tom Mansbarger officiating. Interment will follow in the Van Buren Cemetery in Van Buren.
Preferred memorials would be to the Funeral Home for Funeral Expenses.