Francis Clark Jones

January 06, 1952 ‒ August 06, 2012

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Francis Clark “Butch” Jones, age 60, of N. Harrison Street, Mount Vernon, passed away on Monday, August 6, 2012 unexpectedly at his home. He was born on January 6, 1952 in Mansfield, Ohio to the late Francis J. and Ruth (Garrison) Jones. Francis was a 1970 graduate of Fredericktown High School and entered the United States Air Force upon graduation. He currently worked as an assembler for Rolls-Royce in Mount Vernon. Francis was a member of the New Guilford Methodist Church and the North American Hunting Club. He enjoyed boating, fishing and spending quality time with his family and friends.

He is survived by his loving wife of 16 years, Virginia “Ginger” (Harris) Jones, his daughter, Ashley Marie Jones of Mount Vernon, three brothers, Hugh (Joan) Jones of Mount Vernon, Ralph Jones of Mifflin, Ohio, Dwight (Linda) Jones of Charleston, West Virginia, two sisters, Patsy (Ed) Moran of Mount Vernon, Peggy (Glenn) Boggs of Butler, father and mother-in-law, George and Janice Harris and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Frank Jones.

A memorial service with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council will be held on Thursday at 12 noon at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 where friends may call one hour prior. Pastor Dan Johnson will be officiating.

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