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“I was so sad to stumble across news of Jeff's passing. I was a neighbor, friend and school mate of Jeff's for several years. Jeff was fun to be...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Debbie - Fort Wayne, IN - Friend

“Phil, I am so sorry for you loss. My appologizes as I was unable to attend the viewing and service. Melissa, Ryan & Brody ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Melissa Bolyn - Uniondale, IN

“To Phil and Sandy: We are stunned at the loss of Jeff, and we know there are few words to console you at this time,but do know we are sorry for...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Pat & Carl Williams - Ft.Wayne,, IN

“Phil, no words can tell you how sorry we are for the loss of your son Jeff.Treasure the time you got to spend with him last week. You are in our...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Dick & Chris Scherer - Fort Wayne, IN

“To Jeff's family, I share your sorrow. To Jeff, I will say your words to me back to you to express how much I will miss and remember you. "You...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Erin McGowan - Philadelphia, PA

“Sandy, We are just stunned at the loss of your son. Our words do not seem to offer much comfort at these moments; but, if they could, we would...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Nick & Jeannetta Parker - IN

“I just want to be the first say that Jeff will be sorely missed,,,,his passing so soon has hit us all in California and beyond very hard. I just want...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Doran Leighe - Sanfrancisco, CA

Jeffery P. Close, 38, passed away Tuesday, March 16, 2010 at Helen Ellis Memorial Hospital in Tarpon Springs, FL. Born in Fort Wayne, IN, Jeffery graduated from Northrop High School in 1990. He had worked as a District Manager with Burlington Coat Factory. He attended Memorial Baptist Church of Fort Wayne. Jeffery loved music and was very talented in dance, sports, and track. He was an avid fan of Lucille Ball. Surviving are his mother, Sandra Woods of Tarpon Springs, FL; father, Phillip Close of Fort Wayne; brother, Wesley (Becky) Filler of Ft. Wayne; 3 nieces and 1 nephew; grandmother, Darleen Potts of Fort Wayne. Jeffery was preceded in death by grandparents Walter and Caroline Close; grandfather, Donald Potts; and his 2 cats, Monet and Babsie. Service is 2pm Monday at D.O. McComb and Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Avenue with Rev. David Mitchell officiating with calling one hour prior. Visitation is Sunday 2 to 5pm & 7 to 9pm. Burial in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Memorials may be made to the Aids Foundation, 995 Market St., Suite 200 San Francisco CA. 94103. To sign the online guest book, go to