January 23 1929 July 29 2019
Donald “Don” Richard Jones Don, age 90, passed away on Monday, July 29, 2019 surrounded by his family. He was a native of Kenosha, WI and a resident of Albany, LA. Don proudly served in the United States Navy and Airforce, became highly decorated, and earned several Bronze Star Medals. To fully round-out his military service, Don was a Commander in the Coast Guard Auxiliary. He was a world traveler and enjoyed going to new places. For more than 13 years, Don was a Preacher who knew how to deliver an inspirational sermon. He also worked in construction and was literally a ‘jack-of-all-trades’. Don liked going out on his boat or spending time in the air as a pilot. Any free chance he got; Don could be found cutting grass. He absolutely loved mowing the lawn! Don was an incredible man who dedicated his life to others. He will be deeply missed. Don is survived by his loving wife, Janet Jones; daughter, Florinda Buhler (Ronnie); sister, Rosalie Thompson; and grandchildren, Brytton Price (Jaime), Arielle Buhler. He is preceded in death by his parents, Donald and Eulalia Jones; son, Mickey Dean Jones; and sister, Betty Lou Lofton. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation from the chapel of Brandon G. Thompson, Hammond, on Thursday, August 1, 2019 from 11: 00 a.m. until the funeral service at 2:00 p.m. Dr. Cranford will officiate. A graveside service will be held on Friday, August 2, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. at Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery in Slidell. Condolences and other information are available online at thompsoncares.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Brandon G. Thompson Funeral Home. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Donald “Don” Richard Jones please visit our Sympathy Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Donald Don Richard Jones January 23 1929 July 29 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Ponchatoula, state: Louisiana