BEAVER DAM — Kenneth Ray Jones, 82, of Beaver Dam, went to his heavenly home on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021, at Ohio County Healthcare surrounded by his family. He was born June 21, 1939, in Lyon County to the late Russell Jones and Kittie Smith Jones. Mr. Jones retired from Illinois Central/P&L Railroad and was of the Methodist faith.
Aside from his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Tammy Jones, and brother, Charles Jones.
Mr. Jones leaves behind to cherish his memory his loving wife of 63 years, Jane Jones, of Beaver Dam; son, Greg (Kelley) Jones, of Centertown; daughter, Lisa Jones, of Beaver Dam; five grandchildren, Kellyn (Jeff) Lamar, Layce (Chad) Arnold, Tara (TJ) Wright, Lindsay (Shane) Wells and Benjamin Daugherty; ten great-grandchildren, Katelee Downey, Mayce Ann Daugherty, Madux Moxley, Ella Bradley, Karisa and Joseph Wright, Jaydon Neal, Braxton Fultz and Bricen and Kindsay Wells; brother, William Jones, of Princeton; nephew, Dave Jones; and niece, Anita Gainey.
Friends may visit with Mr. Jones family from 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam. Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 19, at Confederate Cemetery in Lyon County.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942.
Online condolences may be left at www.danksfuneralhome.com.