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Jesse "J.D." LaRue

June 29, 1937 ~ September 25, 2018 (age 81)

Jesse "J.D." D. LaRue, 81, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at Miller's Merry Manor, Fort Wayne.

Born in Numrick, OH, on June 29, 1937, to the late Gilbert and Amelia (Steph) LaRue. After high school he served in the United States Army.

J.D. was a over the road truck driver from more than 30 years.

Jesse is survived by his son, Mike (Lynda) LaRue; his daughters, Margert Reust; his brother, Delbert (Patty) LaRue; several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Services will take place at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home on Saturday, September 29, 2018, at 11:00 AM.

Family will receive friends on Saturday from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM.

Burial taking place at Eel River Cemetery, Churubusco.

In Lieu of flowers, please direct memorials to the Wounded Warrior Project.

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Donations may be made to:

Wounded Warrior Project
7020 A.C. Skinner Parkway, Suite 100, Jacksonville FL 32256
Tel: 1-877-832-6997

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