Jack W. Tolson 1936-2020

WARREN — Jack W. Tolson, 83, of Warren, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at his home.

He was born Nov. 19, 1936, in Warren, a son of the late Frank and Thelma Decamp Tolson.

He was a lifetime resident of Warren and a 1955 Warren G. Harding High School graduate. In 1959, he joined the Army. He was a sign painter at Republic Steel / LTV / WCI for 43 years. He was one of the best and last known in the area to the dying art form of hand-lettering signs and still was practicing his craft after his retirement. Jack enjoyed spending time at home with family and being out with his friends for morning coffee, and attending antique car shows.

Surviving is his wife, Arlene Duda Tolson, whom he married Nov. 9, 1963, and together they shared 56 years of marriage.

Besides his wife, Jack is survived by a son, Todd Tolson of Warren; daughter, Tandy (Rick) Crowbridge of Warren; sister, Suzanne (Ronald) Zabransky of Wisconsin; grandson, Alexander Crowbridge; and granddaughter, Tatiana Tolson.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Cremation has taken place. There will be no funeral services or calling hours. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to one’s favorite charity.

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