Jasper L. Tolson, Sr.

  • BORN: February 16, 1946
  • DIED: February 13, 2018
  • LOCATION: Knox, Indiana

KNOX-Jasper L. Tolson Sr., 71, passed away Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at IU Health Starke Hospital, Knox, IN.

Jasper was born February 16, 1946 in Campton, KY to Willard Tolson and Mattes (Fletcher) Branham and lived in the area most of his life. In 1974, in Denham, IN, he was married to Kathy (Cook) Tolson, who preceded him in death in 2011. He was also preceded in death by his parents; two sisters; and one brother.

Survivors include three daughters, Misty (David) Back of North Judson, Kathy Reed of North Judson and Bertha Tolson of Knox; one son, Jasper (Stacy) Tolson Jr. of Baines, TX; four sisters, Flossy Kreischer, Irene Albin, Patty Ayres and Laverne Markham; and one brother, Ernie Branham.

Jasper was a former employee of Thermo-Pride of North Judson. He was a member of the Highway Chapel Church of God, Hamlet and a U.S. Army veteran, serving in the Vietnam War.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. CST at the Highway Chapel Church of God in Hamlet. Visitation will be held Saturday at the church from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Memorial contributions may be given to the church. Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel is handling arrangements. To leave online condolences, visit rannellsfuneralhome.com.


“ You will be missed. ”

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