Howard Willis Jones 87
Funeral Services for Howard Willis Jones will be held at 11:00AM Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at The Price - McElroy Funeral Home in Kenton. Burial will follow in Grove Cemetery. Friends may visit from 4:00PM till 7:00PM on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at the funeral home.
He died Saturday, January 26, 2019 at Marion General Hospital. He was born on June 28, 1931 in Kenton to the late Floyd L. and Ivy (Welker) Jones. On January 11, 1958 he married Donna Mae Oates and she preceded him in death on March 13, 2013.
Surviving are 2 daughters; Cheryl (Steve) Hiller of Kenton and Diane (Traci DiBlasio) Jones of Asheville N.C. 1 son; Mark (Dawn) Jones of Bluffton, OH. 1 sister; Mabel McFadden of Sunbury, OH. 3 Grandchildren; Tina Marie Hiller, Emily Marie Jones and Ty Steven Hiller. Several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by 2 brothers; Richard Jones and Lewis Jones.
Howard was a 1949 graduate of Kenton High School. He worked for the Ford Motor Company for 38 years before retiring in 1995.
Howard was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Kenton.
He enjoyed having a garden in his younger years. He also was an avid football fan. Howard's favorite teams were The Ohio State Buckeyes and of course the Kenton Wildcats. He also enjoyed drinking coffee at McDonalds with his friends.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the donor's choice.
Online condolences may be expressed at pricefh.net.