David Jay Jones
March 1, 1960 – June 2, 2020
David Jay Jones, son of Wm. Idris Jones and LaVon E. Safford past away in Grants Pass, Oregon Tuesday, June 2, 2020 after a lengthy illness.
David was born March 1,1960 Burns, Oregon and grew up in Hines, the youngest of 8 children.
He attended Hines Elementary, Burns Union High School class of 1978, & Treasure Valley Community College in Ontario.
After a stint with the National Guard, David spent several years in Missouri where he became father of David Jr. born 1986 in Kansas City. While in Missouri David trained and showed horses, of which he really enjoyed. At one point he went to Africa to help teach locals how to care for their horses and how to ride.
In recent years, David has lived in Gold Beach, Oregon and before he became ill, took a lot of pride in landscaping.
David was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Tom and Earl, infant sister Mary and great niece Mikaela Reser.
He is known to be survived by brothers John (Marilyn)Jones of Drain and George (Beverly) Jones of Ontario; sisters Martha Landers of Pendleton and Betty Mendoza of Bend, and many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
Internment will be in the Memorial Garden next to his brother, Earl; Burns Cemetery; Burns, Oregon. Due to coronavirus, memorial service will be held at a much later date.