SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — David Lee Jones, 71, of Springfield, Ill., passed away Thursday, March 28, 2013, at his residence. He was born on May 3, 1941, in Springfield, the son of Cyril and Daisie Davenport Jones. He married Wilma Howse August 27, 1961, in Assumption, Ill., and she survives.
Mr. Jones is also survived by his daughter, Judi (Mark) Perkins of Paducah; his brother, Michael (Suzie) Jones of St. Charles, Mo.; three grandchildren, Nathan, Abigail, and Jared Dollins, all of Paducah; one sister-in-law, Carolyn (Morrie) Pell of Springfield, Ill.; one brother-in-law, Jim (Donna) Howse of Assumption, Ill.; two aunts; two uncles; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and two special fishing buddies. He was preceded in death by his son, David Leon Jones.
David was a produce clerk for Kroger’s Grocery store for twenty years. He then went to work for Beatty TeleVisual for seven years, and the Secretary of State for eleven years. He was a member of the NRA, he loved fishing, deer hunting, and his yearly trip to Kentucky Lake with his wife.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday April 2, 2013, at Bisch Funeral Home West, 2931 Koke Mill Road with the Rev. Dawn Stuemke officiating and burial will follow at Old Berlin Cemetery. The family will meet friends from 5-8 p.m. Monday, April 1, 2013, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to: American Heart Association; or American Cancer Society.
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