John H. Jones
February 19, 1944 – November 20, 2018
John Howard Jones, 74, of Springfield, passed away on November 20, 2018 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born on February 19, 1944 in Chicago to Howard I. and Beatrice Giebel Jones. John married Pamela Raisch on December 7, 1985 in Springfield and she preceded him in death in August of this year. Mr. Jones is survived by three children: Beth (Damon) Thiriot, Robin Fisher and Charles H. (Mary) Jones, two stepchildren: Donald Eric and David Owen Crawford, seven grandchildren: Kai, Jade, Grant and Mason Thiriot, Troy and Ryan Fisher and Jace Jones and one niece Jolina (Jason) Polston. John was a US Army Veteran earning the rank of Command Sergeant Major. He enjoyed collecting antiques and owned Treasured Memories Antique Shop in Curran. John was convinced he was going to win the Publishers Clearing House grand prize and had fun letting everyone know that and he was a proud friend to his dogs Rudy and Moxie. A graveside service will be held at 1:00pm on Friday November 30, 2018 at Oak Ridge Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and please visit the online “Life Remembered Story” at www.bischandsonfuneralhome.com.
- Graveside Service Friday, November 30, 2018