He was a truck driver for E&L Transport for many years. After retirement he attended classes at Lorain County JVS to improve his spelling and writing. He enjoyed playing guitar, and playing games on his iPad. He was also a member of the Orie S. Ware Masonic Lodge in Kentucky.
He is survived by his children, Joe Ray (Karen) Jones of Georgia, Dora (Tony) Grills of Wakeman, Clell Preston (Kimberly) Jones of Wakeman, Marea (Mike) Strunk of Kentucky; sister, Minnie Perry of Kentucky; brothers, Brock and Starlin Jones, both of Kentucky; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Sylvia (Lawson); his parents, Joseph and Rutha (New) Jones; daughter, Ethel Gina Wright; son, Kim Jones; sisters, Susie Jones, Thelma Jones; and brothers, Cordes, Robert and Lewis Jones.
Graveside services will be held at Angel Cemetery in Stearns, Kentucky, Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 1 P.M.
Local arrangements are entrusted to Morman Funeral Home, 16 Cooper Street, Wakeman.
Online condolences may be left at mormanfuneralhome.com