Donald R. Jones, Sr., age 83, died Friday Sept. 10, 2021, in Galion Avita Hospital. He was born June 18, 1938, in Central City, KY to the late Floyd P. and Georgia M. (Pogue) Jones.
Donald had worked as a welder at Techform for 10 years. He enjoyed gardening, woodworking, and watching NASCAR. He had a passion for all pets including dogs, cats, and rabbits. His greatest love was for his family.
On Oct. 5th, 1956, Donald married the former Alma Conley and she preceded him in death on March 12, 2013.
Survivors include Donald’s children, Donald R. (Sherry) Jones, Jr., Jean (Gene) Brady, Marie (Royce) Mounts, and Ann Meadows; grandchildren, Kenny Mounts Linda (Ron Smith) Hernandez, Jackie (Dennis Howard), Stephanie (Vicki) Jones, Jeremy Jones, Amanda Brady, Jessie (Eve) Brady, Beth Brady, Daniel Meadows, Rae Ann (Matt) McFerren; great-grandchildren, Mike (Kennedy) French, Chaylse (Kenny) Gayheart, Ashlynn Meadows, Cash Meadows, Adam McFerren, Nick McFerren, Chance Mounts, Mason Terry, Alex Terry, Carter Jones, Justin Dendinger, Caleb Brady, Cade Brady, Camelyn Brady, Arius Swaim, Parker Swaim, Jonathan Marian, Logan Murphy, Makayla Dowalter and great-great-grandchildren, Harlynn French, Aiden Weaver, Charlotte Weaver; brothers, Floyd Jones, Jr. of Grand Rapids, MI., and Philip Jones of Ionia, MI.
In addition to his parents and wife, Donald was preceded in death by sisters, Eva Jean Jackson, Carol Miller, and Helen Jacobs Jorgenson.
The family will be holding a graveside service at 3:00 pm on Friday, September 24, 2021, at Crawford County Memory Gardens with Pastor Edward Colegrove officiating.
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The Mark A. Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home, 303 Portland Way North in Galion is honored to serve the family of Donald R. Jones, Sr.
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