Gary Lee Jones
December 6, 1946 – June 28, 2020
Gary Lee Jones was born on December 6, 1946 to Darrell and Virginia Fern (Barnett) Jones in Maryville Missouri. Gary passed from this life on June 28, 2020 at the age of 73 years. Gary graduated from Fairfax High School, Fairfax, MO, and proudly served his country in the United States Air Force where he would retire after 20 years and 7 months. Gary met Janet Laxton and the two were united in marriage on July 5, 2008. Gary was full of life and loved spoiling and spending time with his children and grandchildren. In his free time Gary loved to shoot and collect guns, fish and was always on a tractor. Gary will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. Left to cherish the memory of Gary are his wife, Janet of the home; children, Brian Jones and wife Carol, Billy Jones and wife Valerie, Brad Jones and wife Michelle; step children, Michael Corso and wife Nina, Jana Tesch and husband Carson, Larry Gilpatrick and wife Erica; brother, Richard Jones and wife Debbie, Jim Jones and wife Junie; sisters, Marilyn Reed and husband Leon, Katheryn Deckard and husband Steve; 13 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren; along with numerous nieces, nephews and other family and friends. Preceding Gary in death are his parents, Darrell and Virginia Jones; father-in-law Calvin Laxton; second wife, Linda Kay Jones. Graveside services will be held on Monday, July 6th at 11:00 am at the Stringtown Cemetery with Pastor Johnny Wray officiating. Pallbearers will be Cooper Jones, Ryan Jones, Charles Bene, Michael Narry, Larry Gilpatrick Jr. and Leon Reed. Military honors and Mason Rites will also be held at the cemetery.
Monday, July 6, 2020