Jon M. Neeper, a funeral director/embalmer was born and raised in Lima, OH and attended St. Charles Catholic grade school and Lima Central Catholic High School graduating with Honors in 1988. He attended The Ohio State University, Lima campus for 2 years before transferring to the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science and graduating in 1992 with a Bachelors Degree in Mortuary Science. After graduation he worked at several different funeral homes in Tiffin, Toledo, Marion, and Delphos before coming back to Lima. He is married to Chandra Neeper and has a step-daughter, Aizlynn. He is a member of St. Gerard Catholic Church, Lima Central Catholic Alumni Association, Lima Serra Club, Knights of Columbus – Lima and a 4th degree Knight, Bishop Neumann CssR, Assembly # 829.He currently serves as a board member for the Mass Fatality Planning Committee for Allen County, the Ohio Funeral Directors Association Board of Directors, and has served as the President of 3rd District since 2000 and has also been on the OSHA/EPA committee for the past 10 years. He is an avid Lima Central Catholic T-Bird fan and regularly attends many different sporting events and school fund raisers. He is also an avid Ohio State Buckeye fan and attends many games both in Columbus and across the country.