Mr. Jones was born in Kirksey, on May 6, 1926 to the late Robert and Veda (Rose) Jones. Mr. Jones was a retired heavy equipment operator and carpenter. He was of the Baptist faith.
In addition to his parents Mr. Jones was preceded in death by his wife, Jessie McLeod; three brothers, Robert Larkin Jones, Gilbert Jones and Bill Jones; and a sister, Norma Rose.
He is survived by two daughters, Barbara Lane and husband Michael of Benton and Danita Houston of Murray; five sons, Chuck Jones of Murray, Terry Jones of Florida, Rick Jones and wife Valarie of South Carolina, Jackey McLeod and wife Sandy of Murray, Jeff McLeod and wife Cheryl of Florida; three sisters, Mary Coursey and husband Buford of Murray, Sue Harris and husband Ralph of Murray and Anna Walters of Paducah; 14 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held on Friday, December 13, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home. Bro. Billy Sizemore officiated. Entombment followed in the Murray Memorial Gardens.
Online condolences can be made at www.thejhchurchillfuneralhome.com.