Donald Vincent Jones (1944 - 2017)

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Donald Vincent Jones, 73, of Ramsey, passed away at home on the morning of Monday, Dec. 25, 2017.
A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Ramsey, with the Rev. Fr. Adam Pritchard officiating. Interment with military rites will be in St. Joseph's Catholic Church Cemetery in Ramsey. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until time of services on Friday at the church. Memorials: Ramsey School District No. 204. Hohlt and File Funeral Home in Vandalia was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be expressed at
Mr. Jones was born on Jan. 8, 1944, in Peoria, the son of Byron and Loretta (O'Conner) Jones. He married Margaret Ann Staff on Nov. 4, 1967, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Ramsey.
Don was a U.S. Navy veteran, and a self-employed brick layer, working in the Decatur and Springfield areas. He enjoyed spending time with and babysitting his many grandchildren, fishing and hunting. He was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Ramsey.
He is survived by his wife; sons, Donald Jones Jr. of Honolulu, Hawaii, Christopher Jones and his wife Jan of Bloomfield, Ind., and Danny Jones and his fiancé Diane Cessna of West Baden Springs, Ind.; daughters, Jennifer Vorreyer of Springfield, Angie and her husband Allen Marley of Ramsey, Sarah and her husband Dale Williams of Bingham, and Katie and her husband Adam Hayes of Ramsey; grandchildren, Kiana, Kayla, Ryan, Connor, Jake, Zach, Tyler, Ryan "Bub," Wyatt, Ayden, Violet, Levi, Madison, Jaxon, Brenna, Ben and Kelsey; great-granddaughter, J.J.; and five sisters.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Deborah Jones; and a grandson, baby Dale.
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Vandalia, IL 62471
(618) 283-3434
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Published in The Leader-Union from Dec. 27, 2017 to Jan. 3, 2018
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