He was born June 1, 1937, in Graford, Texas, to Charlie Bert and Lena Angie Newberry Jones.
He grew up in Graford and graduated from Graford High School in 1955. He married Lula Moss Aug. 10, 1957. He was employed by Ferrel Distributing in Temple for 43 years.
Survivors include his wife; son Ronald Jones from Moody, Texas; daughter Rebecca Jones Ortega and husband Robert from Arlington, Texas; daughter, Rosie Jones Stanford from Moody, Texas; sister Rosella Jones Hampton and husband Jimmy from Graford, Texas; nine grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Mr. Jones was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Lorene Jones Reed; and a son-in-law Leroy Stanford.
Memorial services were held Monday, July 21, at Harper-Talasek Funeral Home in Temple, Texas. Burial was at Post Oak Cemetery in Oglesby, Texas.