Raymond Larkin Jones, 90, passed away Friday, October 25, 2013 of natural causes in Tucson, AZ. Raymond was born September 12, 1923 in Pitcher, Ok to Annie Gates and Amos Jones.
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Raymond worked at a railroad in his younger years. He retired as a night watcher for Yuma Mesa Fruit Grower Association and Cartis, Woodman and Roach. He was an active member of Church of God. Raymond's passion for trains and railroads made him very excited.
Raymond is survived by sons, Jack Jones, Ray Jones, Ronnie (Debbie) Jones; daughters, Wynell (Randy) Welch; Marilyn Jones, Alice Jones; twenty-one grandchildren and twenty-eight great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his wife, Bernice Jones and daughter, Rachel Rodrigues.
Viewing will be held at Johnson Mortuary at 10 a.m. Friday, November 1, 2013 located at 1415 S 1st Ave, Yuma; Services will follow at 11 a.m. Final resting place will be at Desert Lawn Memorial Park. Family gathering will be at the Hampton Inn located at 1600 E 16th St, Yuma following the services.
Pallbearers: Justin Jones, Marcus Leslie, Jason Allen, and Joshua Watson
Honorary Pallbearers: Cody Jones, Richard Huff, Raymond Huff, Jacob Watson, and Chris Allen
Published in The Yuma Sun on Oct. 30, 2013