Tuesday, January 5, 2021

John F. Jones (December 20, 2020)

John F. Jones age 86, of Greenville passed away at 6:17 PM on Sunday, December 20, 2020, at his residence.

John was born August 21, 1934, in Darke County to the late Raymond & Irene (Matchett) Jones. In addition to his parents, John was also preceded in death by a grandson, Michael Jones; and brothers, Raymond, Howard and Larry Jones.

John is survived by his wife of 67 years, Shirley Ann (Lehman) Jones whom he married September 19, 1953; children, Sherry & Ken Preston of Florida, Brian & Jane Jones of Greenville, Blaine & Debbie Jones of Greenville, Sally & Stephen Evers of Greenville and Brad & Jean Jones of Laura; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; brother, Richard Jones of Florida; and numerous nieces and nephews.

John retired from Teamsters and formerly owned J’s Country Store. He was a member of the Sons of the American Legion in New Madison. John will be greatly missed by the love of his life, family and friends.

The family would like to say a special thank you to the nurses at Comprehensive Health Network in Greenville and Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. 

A graveside service will be held at a later date in Oak Grove Cemetery in Ft. Jefferson. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Association of Darke County. Arrangements have been entrusted to Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com.