Alton | Monday, May 24 2010
Junior Jones, age 75, passed away at 9:45 pm, Monday, May 24, 2010, at his residence.
He was born in Calhoun County, IL on August 29, 1934, the son of Charles and Sophia Nina (Booth) Jones.
He was a friend to countless others, particularly his friends and neighbors in Nebo, IL where he enjoyed living on his farm after retiring from CBW Transport in South Roxana and D.J’s Truck Repair in Godfrey. He fought a courageous three-year battle with Pancreatic Cancer when he passed away at home with his daughter and grandson by his side. Junior’s family was his life and his legacy. He will live in their hearts and memories forever.
Junior is survived by a daughter Pamela Meyer, two sons and their spouses David (Donna) Jones, Jason (Valoeie) Jones, four sisters and their spouses Betty (William) Seaton, Erma (Richard) Kamp, Patsy (Charles) Denham, Pearl (Willard) Inman; three brothers and their spouses Donald (Sandra) Jones, Robert (Bobbie) Jones, Dick (Teresa) Jones, nine grandchildren Brian, Jennafer, Chad, Lane, Jamie, Sierra, Ashton, Marissa, uncle to Stewart, Laniece, Stanley, Anita, Sam, Sterling, Sarah, Shannon, Donald, Michael, Gayla, Steve, Tom, Paul, Andy, Rich, Sophia, Terrie, Robin, Angela, Louisa, Leroy, Charles, Dewayne, Robert Jr., Rachel, Randy, Jeremy, Beth, their children and their children’s children.
His parents preceded him in death.
Per his wishes cremation rites where accorded. A graveside memorial will be held at Summit Grove Cemetery in Campsville, IL at a later date.
Memorials may directed to American Cancer Society or Siteman Cancer Center Research.
Elias Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton are in charged of the arrangements.
Online condolences and guest book may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com
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