Jacob R. Deubner, age 86, of St. Paris, passed away at 11:28 p.m. on Sunday, November 11, 2018 in Van Crest of Urbana. Born on July 6, 1932, he was the son of the late William and Nellie L. (Pitsenbarger) Deubner. On February 27, 1983 he married Thelma Bailey Spriggs and she survives. Two daughters, Robin Dempsey and Valerie Long, two-step sons, Ron and Timothy Spriggs, four grandchildren Blake, Derek, Amanda and Jacob, and four step grandchildren also survive him. In addition to his parents a brother, William and three sisters, Lil, Glenna, and Mary Lou preceded him in death. Mr. Deubner served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and retired as a security guard. He attended the Urbana Church of Christ in Christian Union. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 from 5:00 p.m to 7:00 p.m in the Atkins-Shively Funeral Home, 216 S. Springfield Street, Saint Paris, Ohio 43072. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 10:30 a.m with Pastor Mike Grable of the Urbana Church of Christ in Christian Union presiding. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, N. High Street, Saint Paris, Ohio. Condolences to the family may be sent to www.shivelyfuneralhomes.com.