Francis Lowell Jones
March 16, 1951 ‒ June 12, 2015
Francis Lowell Jones, 64, of Delaware passed away Friday afternoon June 12, 2015 at Grady Memorial Hospital.
He was born March 16, 1951 in Hardin County, Ohio to the late Floyd Jones and Olive (Pearcy) Jones.
Francis worked many years for Advanced Auto and was as a member of the NRA. He loved to go fishing and also enjoyed motorcycles, tractors, farm equipment, drawing, and watching NASCAR, drag racing and football. He was an avid baseball fan and enjoyed watching his kids and grandkids play and the Cincinnati Reds. During the Delaware County Fair, he could always be found working the Liberty Street Gate. He had a great love for his grandchildren and his canine companion “Nacho”.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 43 years Beverly (Barnhart); daughter Danessa (Matt) Higgins of Delaware; sons Anthony “Tony” (Dawn Poplin-Jones) Jones of Ashley, Jeff (companion Malissa) Jones of Ashley and Derrick “Little Frank” (Amber) Jones of Ashville; 7 grandchildren Ethan, Elliott, Brad, Mikaela, Logan, Ross, and Dylan; 3 brothers Robert of Alaska, Jim of Delaware and Gary of Kenton; numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his stepfather Bob Zachariah, 2 brothers Ronnie Jones and Larry David Jones and a sister Barbara Privitt.
A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held on Saturday July 18 from 2 – 8 pm at the Oxford Township Hall, 5125 Shoemaker Road, Ashley, OH. Casual dress please.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in the memory of Francis can be made to the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 1510 W. William Street, Delaware, OH 43015 to assist with expenses.
Condolences may be expressed to the family and memories may be shared by visiting www.snyderfuneralhomes.com