Ralph L. Jones, 95, of Beecher City passed away at 5:30 a.m. Thursday (June 3, 2010) at his residence.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday in the Lockart-Green Funereal Home, Beecher City with Sid Hutchison officiating. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until service time. The family requests casual attire. Burial will be in Hubbartt Cemetery near Beecher City. Memorials may be made to Lincolnland Hospice.
He was born November 2, 1914 in Beecher City the son of Lee and Florence (Giles) Jones. He married Lola Brandt July 4, 1937 in Shelbyville and she preceded him in death January 4, 1986.
He was raised in Holland Community and attended Holland schools and church.. He was retired farmer and from Sta-Rite Ginnie Lou, Shelbyville.
Surviving are sons, William E. Jones (Lila) of Lakewood and Rick Jones (Cindy) of Beecher City; daughter, Lara Tull of Beecher City; daughter-in-law, Donna Jones of Shelbyville; brother, Merle E. Jones (Nellie) of Decatur; 8 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren; 8 step grandchildren and 11 step great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, sons, Richard and Joe, brother Elmer and sister, Ruby Arnold.