Jason was a welder and pipefitter by trade, currently employed by B.C. Steel in Yates Center.
Survivors, in addition to his wife common-law wife, Amanda DeWeese, include his mother, Brenda Ellis, Coffeyville; his father, Sam Claibourn, Fredonia; his daughter, Skyler Ann Claibourn, Yates Center; his grandmothers, Anna Lour, Neodesha, Nellie Claibourn, Fredonia; a brother, Jarrod Claibourn, Coyville; a sister, Amy Jacot, South Coffeyville, Okla., a stepsister, Kimberly Ellis, Independence; Amanda’s children, Chandler, Tyler, Justin and Emerald, Coyville.
Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 5 at Cornerstone Christian Church. Inurnment will follow at the Fredonia City Cemetery. A memorial has been established with the Claibourn Educational Fund and contributions can be sent to Timmons Funeral Home, PO Box 168, Fredonia, KS, 66736. Words of condolence for the family may be sent to www.timmonsfuneralhome.com.