David R. Jones, 63, of Dahlgren, died 6:20 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015, at McLeansboro Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. He was born March 9, 1952, in Dahlgren, the son of Robert Jones and Julia (Clark) Jones. He married Peggy Sue Jackson; she survives in Dahlgren. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Dean M. Jones of Dahlgren and David R. Jones Jr. of McLeansboro; three daughters, Dezarea Jones of McLeansboro and Davina Aupperle and Julie Schnicker, both of Peoria; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents. He was a laborer at General Tire Company. A graveside memorial service and burial of ashes will be conducted 12 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23, at Richardson Hill Cemetery near Dahlgren with the Rev. Andy May officiating. Graveside military rites will be conducted by American Legion Post 106 of McLeansboro. Memorials may be made to David Jones’ family to assist with the expenses. Harre Funeral Home in Dahlgren is in charge of all of the arrangements.
Published on  October 22, 2015