February 11, 1953 - August 15, 2020
Becky Diane (Jones) Buchhop, 67, of rural Defiance passed away on Saturday, August 15th surrounded by her loving family at her residence. She was born February 11, 1953 in Napoleon, Ohio to the late Duane and Florence (Erford) Jones. On June 6, 1975, she married Timothy Buchhop at St. Peter Lutheran Church, Florida, Ohio. Becky was a 1971 graduate of Napoleon High School and played the trombone for the Marching band. She worked as a bookkeeper at Imco Hatchery, secretary for attorney Thomas J. Short, and performed accounting for SK Homes, Jones Appraisal Service, Emilie’s Photo Designs, Midwest Wood Trim and many other local businesses. She served St. Peter Lutheran Church, where she has played the organ since 1975 and previously played at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Flatrock in 1974. She ran and operated R&B Sounds DJ Service. She was a member of the Homemakers Club, 4-H Advisor, Tinora High School Music Booster Treasurer, Tinora Band Camp Assistant, and Church Choir and Chime Director. One of Becky’s proudest moments was accompanying Tinora High School Choir at the Church of Notre Dame in New York. She also enjoyed camping at the Auglaize River, boating on Hamilton Lake, attending her grandchildren’s musical concerts, sewing, lunchtime walks, collecting depression glass with her daughter, well known for her “what-if-isms” and sense of humor, best dinner roll maker, loved local history and genealogy, and babysitting her grandchildren. She is survived by her husband, Tim; children, Brian (Elise) Buchhop, Jeffrey (Katie) Buchhop, and Emilie (Andrew) Parsons; grandchildren, Faeth, Meredith, Elias, Charleigh, Henry, Anna, and Hailey; and siblings, Sandra (Ron) Sonnenberg, David (Teresa) Jones, and Roger (Pam) Jones. Funeral services will be held privately for immediate family only on Wednesday, Aug. 19 at 3 p.m. at St. Peter Lutheran Church, Florida, Ohio. The service will be aired on a FM transmitter for those wishing to listen to the service in the church parking lot. A drive through visitation will be held from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. before the funeral in the church parking lot. A public Interment will follow at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Napoleon Twp. “Becky has spent many years playing music for the Lord, it’s time for Him to play hymns for her.” In lieu of flowers, memorials can be directed to Northeastern Local Schools c/o the Preforming Arts Center. Online condolences may be made at www.rodenbergergray.com Due to the current health conditions surrounding COVID-19, masks will be required to attend services or visitation in accordance with the State. Please also respect social distancing and make use of the website to contact the family if you are not feeling well.
Becky Diane (Jones) Buchhop, 67, of rural Defiance passed away on Saturday, August 15th surrounded by her loving family at her residence. She was born February 11, 1953 in Napoleon, Ohio to the late Duane and Florence (Erford) Jones. On June... View Obituary & Service Information
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