SMITHFIELD - David S. Jones, 48, of Smithfield died at 7:05 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, in rural Vermont.
He was born April 13, 1965, in Canton to John and Alice (Roberson) Jones. He married Carma Stehl on Sept. 12, 1987, in Bushnell. She survives.
Also surviving are his parents, of Marietta; two children, Nathan and Sarah Jones, both of Smithfield; seven brothers, Jim Jones of Macomb, Wes (Theresa) Jones of Smithfield, John (Rita) Jones of Marietta, Gene "Boom" (Kandi) Jones of Marietta, Mike (Dawn) Jones of Omaha, Ark., Eddie Jones of Avon and Danny Jones of Marietta; three sisters, Dianna (Richard) Edwards of Canton, Allie (Tim) Smith of Cuba and Heather (Lyn) Irwin of Bushnell; and several nieces.
David had formerly worked at Cooper Power Systems in Macomb and owned and operated David Jones Construction for 10 years, before going to Pella in Macomb. He currently worked at Faith Christian Family Church in Rushville, as the building's maintenance and as groundskeeper, where he was also an active member.
He was a volunteer firefighter for the Smithfield-Marietta Fire Protection District and enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, at Faith Christian Family Church in Rushville, with the Rev. Gary Kruzan officiating. Visitation will also be held at the church on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be at Marietta Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to an educational fund for David's daughter, Sarah, at Table Grove State Bank.
To view David's tribute video or leave online condolences, please visit www.oakshinesfuneralhome.com.
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