Larry Jones

Larry Keith Jones

Larry passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, in Honey Brook, PA. He was born in Frankfort, IN, on Aug. 31, 1939, and lived many years in Lafayette. He was the son of the late William Basil Jones and Jean Margaret Huffman Jones.

He graduated from Jefferson High School, and Purdue University with a Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering. He was employed at Alloy Crafts near Delphi, Wheelhorse in South Bend, and Jet Propulsion Lab at Cal. Tech. in CA. In 1967, he married Sandra Jean Cole in CA, and they lived in Palmdale, CA for many years. After retiring, they moved to Honey Brook, PA.

Surviving Larry are his wife, Sandy, a son, Mark (wife: Sheramie) Jones, of Lake Almanor, CA, and a daugther, Kari (husband: Jason) Matthews, of West Chester, PA, and six grandsons. He is also survived by a brother, Paul (wife: Leslie) Jones, of Vacaville, CA, a sister, Karen (husband: Carl) Gebert, of Manhattan Beach, CA, a sister, Kathy (husband: John) Peters, of Monticello, and a sister, Coley (husband: Bill) Sharp, of Lafayette. Also surviving are many nieces, nephews and many cousins.

Larry and Sandy were very active in their church, and made many trips across the country to visit family and friends. He enjoyed studying the geneology of their families, loved singing, sharing stories, and making memories. He was much loved and will be greatly missed by many.

A memorial service will be held at Community Evangelical Free Church in Elverson, PA on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013.

Published in the Journal & Courier from Oct. 8 to Oct. 9, 2013