October 11, 2021 •
Ohio Eighth District Court of Appeals Judge Larry A. Jones Sr. Dies
Ohio’s Eighth District Court of Appeals Judge Larry A. Jones Sr. died unexpectedly on October 7, the third sitting judge in Cuyahoga County to die in nine days.
Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Judge Nancy McDonnell died September 28 and Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Judge Joseph Russo died October 2.
Judge Jones was first elected to the court in 2008, and won re-election to this third term on November 3, 2020.
Under the Ohio Constitution, Gov. DeWine will appoint a temporary replacement until a successor is elected at the general election on November 8, 2022, to fill Judge Jones’ unexpired term which ends February 9, 2027.
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