Donald W. Jones, 68, Lyndon: May 7, 1951 – Sept. 13, 2019

LYNDON, Kan. – Donald W. Jones, 68, passed away on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, at his home in Lyndon, Kan. He was born on May 7, 1951, in Emporia, Kan., the son of Donald and Doris Burns Jones.

Don lived all of his life in the Lyndon community. He graduated from Lyndon High School in 1969. He worked as an over the road truck driver for Don Jones and Son Trucking for many years, and then worked as an equipment operator for the Kansas Department of Transportation. He was a member of the Lyndon Jaycees. He was a member of the St. Patrick Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus, in Osage City.

Don was married to Ruth Hund on June 11, 1988, in Paxico, Kan.

Don was preceded in death by his parents, Don and Doris; a son, Robert Jones on Aug. 22, 1981; and his sister, Linda Jones-Norland on Sept. 21, 2015.

Don is survived by his wife, Ruth, of 31 years; their five sons, Russell (Teena) Jones, John (Jessica) Jones, Michael (Courtney) Jones, all of Lyndon, Christopher Jones of Overland Park, Kan., and Patrick Jones, Lyndon; two grandchildren, Morgan Jones and Clara Jones; thre step-grandchildren, Jennifer, Hannah and Jake Neuenschwander; and one step great-grandson, Michael.

Mass of Christian burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, at the St. Patrick Catholic Church, Osage City. The family will receive friends 9-10 a.m. at the church. A Rosary will be recited at 10 a.m. Burial will be in the Lyndon Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to the St. Patrick Catholic Church, Osage City or Scranton, sent in care of Feltner Funeral Home, 818 Topeka Ave., Lyndon, KS 66451. Condolences can be left at feltnerfuneralhome.com.

 

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