John Jones(1948 - 2014)

John William Jones

MARION: John William Jones, age 66, of Marion, passed away Saturday afternoon at his home.

John was born in Marion on February 24, 1948 to Walter and Mary (Honaker) Jones who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a son; Randall J. Jones; two brothers, Walter and David Jones; and a grandchild, Skiley Paige Jones.

John served his country during the VietNam Conflict as a proud member of the United States Air Force.

He married the former Diane Moore on May 9, 1986 and she survives at home; also surviving are his son, Tim (Angela) Jones; his daughter, Eloise (Dee) Hensley; his four brothers, Kenny Jones, Paul Jones, Donald (Roz) Jones and Raymond (Sue) Jones; his grandchildren; Tim Jones Jr., Axton Jones, Tucker Hensley, Bethany Hensley, Wesley Hensley, Torie Hensley, Joey Hensley and Emily Hensley.

John was a forge operator at Eaton Corporation retiring in 2009 and was a life member of American Legion Post 584, V.F.W. Post 3313 and the N.R.A.

Friends may call on Wednesday from 3:00 PM until 5:00 PM at the Hughes-Allen Funeral Home. Funeral services will immediately follow at 5:00 PM with Pastor Frank O'Brien officiating and military honors being observed by the Marion County Joint Veteran's Council.

In lieu of flowers, his family suggests contributions be made to Heartland Hospice or the Marion County Joint Veteran's Council and expressions of sympathy may be sent directly to his family by logging onto www.hughesallen.com and opening his obituary.

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Published in the Marion Star on July 29, 2014