Curtis Allen Jones

July 8, 1965August 30, 2018

Curtis Allen Jones, age 53, of Columbus, passed away on Thursday, August 30, 2018.

Curtis was born in Coshocton on July 8, 1965 to Minnie Clara (Western) Jones and the late Thomas Ward Jones. After graduating high school, Curtis attended cosmetology school. For many years, he worked as a materials handler for Parker-Hannifin in Columbus. Curtis was a very talented artist who enjoyed drawing and painting. He loved to read, collect antiques at auctions, and spend time outdoors when he could. He and his partner, Michael York, also enjoyed travelling all over Ohio together.

Curtis is survived by his partner, Michael York, mother, Minnie Jones, three siblings: Teresa (Ricky Whims) Ames, Amy (Larry) Durben, and Steve (Cherie) Jones; niece, Justine (Jamie) Albert, nephew, Jared Jones, and two great nieces, Clara and Ellis Albert.

Along with his father, Curtis is preceded in death by his uncle, Paul M. Western, and his grandparents, Mike and Marie Western, and Betty and Art Jones.

Calling hours for Curtis will be held at Given-Dawson-Paisley Funeral Home on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Funeral services will begin on Tuesday at 1 p.m. with Deacon Doug Mould officiating. Burial will follow at south Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 805 Main Street, Coshocton, OH 43812.


  • Calling Hours Tuesday, September 4, 2018
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, September 4, 2018
  • Burial Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Curtis Allen Jones

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Pat & Kenny Grier

September 5, 2018

Minnie and Teresa,
Just read the passing of your son. Please accept our condolences and we send our love and prayers to all the Jones Family. May he rest in the Peace of the Lord. God's Blessings to you all.

Tess Caley

September 4, 2018

This world lost a wonderful soul. May all who loved him be surrounded with Love and Light. Peace and comfort to all.

Tammy York

September 4, 2018

Mike - to you and to Curt's family! I'm so sorry for your loss. You're all in my thoughts and prayers as you say goodbye to the sweetest man who loved everyone and had the biggest heart. I'm going to miss him so much and will cherish every memory that I have with him especially that smile.

RIH Curt - I love you.

Lorrie Rice Lamneck

September 3, 2018

So very sorry f o r your loss. Curt had been my friend before we ever started school. I shall always remember that smile. May you all find comfort in the days ahead. Love and prayers to all. Rest in peace my sweet friend.

Patti Kinney

September 3, 2018

My sympathy and prayers

Jana Walker-Savage

September 2, 2018

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family.


September 2, 2018

I am so sorry to learn of the passing of your beloved Curt! My heartfelt sympathy goes out to you and all of those who loved him. Love, prayers and big hugs my dear friend!