Jones, Jerold R. "Jerry," 72, passed away Sunday March 31, 2013, at home. Jerry was born August 14, 1940, in Butler, MO to Ralph Dee and Beulah Marjorie (Wells) Jones. He was raised in Wichita, KS, graduated from Wichita High School East, served in the US Air Force, then worked at Cessna and Yingling Aircraft. Jerry moved to Gunnison, CO in 1981 where he worked as an A&P mechanic for TransColorado Airlines, for himself and for Gunnison Valley Aviation. He was an avid hunter and outdoorsman, loved four-wheeling and was a member of the Gunnison Sportsman's Association and the NRA. Jerry is survived by his daughter, Angela Blevins of Wichita; daughter and son-in-law, Allison and Bill West of Gunnison; grandson, Sheldon Blevins of Wichita; great-grandson, Braydon Blevins of Wichita; and brother, Roger Jones of Buckeye, AZ. At Jerry's request, there will be no service. Memorial donations may be sent to the NRA and the Gunnison Sportsman's Association.
Published in The Wichita Eagle on Apr. 7, 2013