OBITUARY

Gordon Ray Jones

April 28, 1930April 9, 2019
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Rev. Gordon Ray Jones, age 88 of Greenville, Ohio passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 7:45 AM. Born in West Elkton, Ohio on April 28, 1930 he was one of 4 children born to the late Walter Ray & Annie (McNally) Jones. Gordon was a bricklayer for many years, and in 1968 he became a pastor and served at many United Methodist churches over the years. After retiring, he attended the Church of the Brethren in Greenville. He was very passionate about preaching, and in his free time, he enjoyed the company of beagle dogs and horses. He will truly be missed. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife Peggy Jones in 2002: sisters Mary & Jim Cail; Ruby & Dave Coburn: brother Franklin Jones: daughter Becky & Dan Moody.

Survived by children Rickey & Debbie Jones; Chris & Karen Jones; Amy & Jeff Lawson: grandchildren Mathew & Ashley Jones; Kelly & Cristy Moody; Stacy & Christine Moody; Jackie & Jeff Sanders; Greg & Denise Jones; Nick & Donnie Jones; Billie Jo & Steve Young; Sarah Lawson & friend Kit Suggs: great-grandchildren Ethan & Avery Jones; Cortney & Caitlyn Moody; Kayla Grazioso; Cole Sanders; Rebecca Sanders; Clayton Jones; Jessica Nitecki & daughters Rainna and Isabella; Malachi, Josiah, Kaycie & Nadia Jones; Trey & Landen Young; Charlie Lawson: special friend Barbara Manders.

Friends may call on the family from 4:00 – 7:00 PM on Friday, April 12, 2019 at the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville. Funeral service to be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at the Church of the Brethren, Greenville. Burial to follow at Greenville Union Cemetery. Online sympathies www.zecharbailey.com. Memorial donations may be made to State of The Heart Care.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, April 12, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, April 13, 2019
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Gordon Ray Jones

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Deb and Rick Rose

April 12, 2019

Such a great man who loved his family deeply.

He will always hold a special place in our hearts as he married us 46 Years ago.

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Judy Powell

April 12, 2019

I was sorry to hear about Gordon’s passing my thoughts are with you during this time wishing you strength and peace during this hard time Gordon was a good neighbor I will miss him

Mike and Diane Holdeman

April 12, 2019

Thank you for being a great neighbor to us for all these years. We will miss you very much.

Steffie Baker

April 12, 2019

I appreciate knowing you all these years, and being a friend to Mike. I’m going to miss you and your company.

Michael Acker

April 12, 2019

Thanks for being a good neighbor for ten years plus. I’ll miss your company and friendship.

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