Jones, Richard W. "Rick"
Richard W. "Rick" Jones, age 60, of Big Flats, passed away on Monday, June 24, 2013. He was born on May 15, 1953 in Rome, NY, the son of the late Robert and Gene (Bell) Jones. He married Rene Guild on August 27, 1977 in Auburn, NY. She predeceased him on November 21, 2006. Rick was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He worked at the Schuyler County ARC and especially enjoyed the interaction and friendships he created with the residents and co-workers. Previously, he worked for 30 years as a chef, and he was a member of the Big Flats Presbyterian Church. He is survived by his children, Ryan (Siobhan) Jones of Romulus, NY, Dan (Carrie Evanoika) Jones of Big Flats, and Katherine Alice "Kally" Jones of Big Flats; granddaughter, Rene JoAnn Jones; sister, Candace Jones of Syracuse; brother, Gary E. (Anne) Jones of Cicero, NY; and several nieces and nephews. There will be no calling hours. A Celebration of Rick's Life will be held on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 6:00 pm at the First Presbyterian Church of Big Flats. Burial will take place at Rural Home Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Those wishing may make donations to the Schuyler County ARC, 203 12th St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891. Arrangements are with Carpenter's Funeral Home LLC.