Jeffrey Town

Jeffrey Town

Jeffrey W. Town of Otsego,  passed away Saturday, June 14, 2014 in Plainwell.

Jeff was born July 30, 1956 in Plainwell to Milo and Irene (Speicher) Town. For more than 12 years he worked as a tool and die machinist at Crescent in Allegan. He was currently the owner and operator of SweetTown Bar in Bloomingdale. In his spare time Jeff enjoyed Harleys, making quality beer and wine, fishing, spending time taking drives, dancing, hunting and his dog Katie who was like a child to him.

Survivors include his 4 siblings, Pat (Don) Russell of Otsego, Sandy Scott of Allegan, Randy (Dianne) Town of Plainwell and Ann (Steve) Staley of Gobles; many nieces and nephews who Jeff was very close to as well as several great nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins; his ex-wife Lauri, who has remained a close friend and his many friends from the bar.

Preceding him in death are his parents and dog Katie.

Cremation has taken place and the family will have a gathering for friends and family Saturday, July 26, 2014 from 3-6 P.M. at 1412 106th Ave., Otsego.

Contributions in memory of Jeff may be made to American Diabetes Association.

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  1. Teri Laster says:

    I am so sorry to hear the news of Jeff’s passing. Another neighborhood kid gone too early. I pray for peace for all of you and know that we are keeping you lifted up in prayers during this trying time. Lots of hugs and love to you all. Jack and Teri

  2. Another one gone way to soon. My prayers are with the family.

  3. Don & Sherry Hurlbut says:

    Pat, Don and family: So sorry to hear of your loss. May your memories of your brother help you through this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you! Love you guys!

  4. Carrie carpenter says:

    I’m so sorry to hear of Jeff’s passing. Such a nice guy…

  5. Randi Deneau says:

    I’m so sorry for the loss of Jeff. I know this is a difficult time for the family but just know that his memories will help you through this.

  6. Mike and Agnes Schmitt Vanarsdal says:

    Our very deepest sympathy to all who loved Jeff. May God’s grace be with each of you in the days and weeks to come. Hugs and love to each of you!!

  7. Victor and Teri Russell says:

    Another good friend gone – he will be missed,

  8. Prayers going up for Jeff’s whole family! We got to know him over the years and play for him a few times at Sweet Town. Just saw him and talked with him at Friday nights show in Otsego….still in shock. Once again, condolences from the whole Scrapyard band and if there’s anything we can do…we will, just let us know! R.I.P. Jeff….

  9. Gayle says:

    Heartfelt prayers and sympathy to the entire family.

  10. We will miss you jeff.good times we will never you.

  11. debbie sperry says:

    RIP JEFF. YOU were my class mate and you went away o soon. Sending my pro all his family he will be in my heart for ever.

  12. Monique Basques says:

    One Of The Most Caring, Giving, Loving Funny And Sweet People I Know, Always There For Me And My Kids Whenever Called Upon… Will Be Greatly Missed, Gone But Never Forgotten!! Prayers To The Family…. We Love You Jeff, Rest In Piece And Give Denny Hugs For Me, See You Again Someday

  13. Chuck Chigg simpson says:

    JUST SAW JEFF FRIDAY NIGHT AT THE BAR. I am shocked and saddened by this news. I got to know him while my band SCRAPYARD played at his bar regularly and he also came to other bars to support is. GOOD GUY. JEFF YOU WILL BE MISSED

  14. Jennifer Blayson says:

    To Sandy and all of Jeff’s family, he was a good friend. I am sorry I won’t be here for the memorial service. I am thinking of you all. He will be missed and he is gone too soon.

  15. Jennifer Blatson says:

    We will miss you! OMG!! How sad.

  16. Sorry to hear of Jeffs passing he was a very caring person condulances to his family

  17. Londa Hamilton says:

    Sorry to hear of Jeff’s passing. Prayers and sympathy to his family and friends. I sure will miss seeing his smiling face and visiting with him.

  18. Terri Thompson says:

    I’m so sorry to hear of Jeff’s passing. He’ll always have a piece of my heart. My thoughts and prayers for his family and loved ones.

  19. Sherry (knight) Schumaker says:

    I did not know Jeff well, but he was a classmate of mine, and I wanted to extend my condolences to all that loved him. I will pray for comfort for all of you..

  20. Mike & Tammy Hoppe says:

    Jeff, we miss you sooooo much. Our prayers are with you and you and your family.

  21. Sharon Gullion says:

    You were a very happy go lucky person Jeff and I enjoyed talking with you in the bar whenever I would come in I was really sorry to hear you passed away.I will always remember you♥ R.I.P my friend♥ Prayers to the Family for this Tragic Early Loss..

  22. Ron Crans. says:

    Condolences to the Town family on the loss of Jeff I got to know Jeff a few years ago when I worked with him ,he was a pleasure to prayers are with you. ROn Crans

  23. Pete & Darla Gavrun says:

    We both worked with Jeff and absolutely loved it. He was a great guy and will be deeply missed.

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