Jake William Johndrow, was born on Aug. 20, 1994 and passed away on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. Jake was born in Ponca City, where he continued to live for 23 years. He attended First Lutheran School for his early education and graduated from Ponca City High School in 2013. During his youth, he participated in many sports and activities. He later attended and graduated from Pioneer Technology Center and Northern Oklahoma College. He had many talents and skills that he used while working as a welder, plumber and general laborer. He also served as a volunteer firefighter in several communities. He was not afraid of getting his hands dirty and taking on almost any project. He loved to travel and go places. Some of his fondest memories were from long road trips across the United States and traveling abroad with his family. He also enjoyed almost anything outdoors and loved living and playing in the country. He was a member of First Baptist Church.
Survivors include parents, Grant and Cindy Johndrow; brother and sister-in-law, Ross and Rebecca Johndrow and girlfriend, Paisley Kistler. Other survivors include grandparents, Jack and Carol Wilkins, many aunts, uncles, cousins, relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Clarence and Garna Cain; great-grandparents, Eldon and Earlene Johndrow and George and Lonieda Totusek.
A memorial service will be held at First Baptist Church, 218 South Sixth Street, Ponca City, OK, 74601 at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 21. Arrangements are under the direction of Grace Memorial Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to Kay County Young Life for camp scholarships or Pioneer Technology Center for education scholarships through Jake Johndrow Memorial Fund, FNBOK c/o Casey Pruitt, 1501 E. Prospect Ave., Ponca City, OK 74604.