Nelsonville firefighter to be laid to rest Friday

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UPDATE: Due to the volume of mourners expected, funeral services for Jeff Armes have been revised. The new information is below.

NELSONVILLE, Ohio (WCMH) — Funeral services for the Nelsonville firefighter who died in the line of duty this past weekend will be held Friday.

Firefighter Jeff Armes collapsed while answering a fire call Sunday evening. Medical personnel administered CPR and transported Armes to OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital where he was pronounced dead.  

Friends may call from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 6, at Roberts Funeral Home, 60 West Hunter Street, Logan, Ohio.

Funeral services for Armes will be held at the Logan Conference Center, 30682 Chieftain Drive, Logan at 1 p.m. Friday, May 7.

The funeral service will be followed by a procession to Greenlawn Cemetery in Nelsonville, where graveside services will take place.

All fire, EMS, law enforcement, and the public are welcome to the event.

Any fire department planning on sending apparatus to the funeral home should contact Logan Fire Chief Brian Robertson (740-216-0099) or Waterloo Township Fire Chief Craig Churchheus (740-707-2146). 

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