Donald R. Jones

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  • "Don was a good man and a good friend.Will miss him."
    - Mike Edington
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Donald R. Jones of Shelbyville, Kentucky
Born: October 31, 1938, Passed: January 22, 2014
Donald, 75, began his Heavenly journey in the early morning of Wednesday, January 22, 2014. Born in Bagdad, he was the son of the late Ezra Thomas and Cleta Blanche Yeary Jones. A lifelong Shelby County resident, he was a proud veteran of the United States Army and a retired highway foreman for the Kentucky Department of Transportation. He loved God and his family. He also enjoyed nature, a hard day's work, a good joke, his coffee club buddies at McDonalds, and the ability to help family, friends, and neighbors. He was a member of the Clayvillage Baptist Church.
He and his loving wife, Evelyn, recently celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary. He also has a son, Michael, and a daughter, Kimberly Evans (Terry), of Lexington, along with four beautiful granddaughters, Abigail, Madeline, and Natalie Jones and Olivia Evans; two sisters, Betty Hedges of Pleasureville and Patty Reeves of Hanover, Indiana; and a brother, James Jones of Frankfort.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 A.M., Saturday, the 25th day of January, 2014, at the Hall-Taylor Funeral Home of Shelbyville, with Reverend Lee Bolton and Reverend Vernon Carpenter officiating. Visitation will be from 4:00 P.M., until 8:00 P.M., Friday, at Hall-Taylor. Interment will be in the Bagdad Cemetery, Bagdad, Kentucky. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the charity of the donor's choice, and online condolences may be expressed at
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Hall-Taylor Funeral Home
1185 Main Street
Shelbyville, KY 40065
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Published in The Sentinel-News from Jan. 23 to Jan. 31, 2014
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