Jan McPherson, 85, dies

Columbus, OH — Jan McPherson, 85, died Dec. 3, 2018, in Florida.

He was born to Charles E. “Bud” and Margaret E. “Peg” (Evans) McPherson. He was preceded in death by his wife, Juanita (Pope); younger brother, Jerry; and nephew, Mark. He is survived by his brother, Lawrence S. “Larney” (Trudy); nieces, Debra (Hank) Wise, Susan (John) White and Beth Ann; and granddaughter, Jody (David) Miller, with whom he resided in Florida.

Mr. McPherson graduated from Ohio State University. He was a veteran, having served in the United States Army. He retired from Xenia Schools where he taught high school math for many years.

His true loves were math and horses. He trained and drove Standardbreds — his own and for Chip Noble Stables. Many Xenia locals knew him well and he could be seen frequenting many stores and visiting friends he loved in his hometown of Xenia.

There will be no services.

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