REMEMBERING

Donald L. Jones

1946

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2024

Donald L. Jones

Cadiz, Kentucky

(formerly East Chicago, IN)

Donald L. Jones, age 78, passed away on February 24, 2024.  Don is survived by his children, George (Kim) Jones, Deborah (Todd) Newcomer, Erin (Joe) Tuttle, Stacy (Christopher Malgaret) Jones, and Ashley (Bill Knuepfer) Jones; grand-children, Logan, Thomas, Michael, Preston, Ella, Josie and Jackson; siblings, Bea Rice, Cathy Groeninger, Tom Jones and Jim (Barbara) Jones; his loyal companion Buddy “Red” Jones.

Don was preceded in death by his beloved wife Barbara; parents, Lawrence and Catherine Jones; siblings, Helen Colbert and Lynn Jones.

Don was born in Hammond, Indiana.  He graduated from Hammond Tech High School.  After high school, Don enlisted and proudly served in the United States Airforce.  Don retired from Amoco-BP in Whiting, Indiana as a pipe fitter.  He was a lifetime member of the VFW Post 802 in Hammond.  Dons’ family was his pride and joy, but he also had many hobbies.  Don loved boating, hunting, fishing, and tinkering on projects.  Don had a heart of gold.  He is going to be remembered and missed by all who knew him. To know him was to love him.

Friends may meet with the family on Thursday, February 29, 2024 from 3-7 PM at Calumet Park Funeral Chapel, 7535 Taft Street, Merrillville, IN.  Don will be laid to rest next to his beloved wife Barbara at St. John St. Joseph Cemetery.  Burial services will be private.

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Jeannine O Taylor
Jeannine O Taylor
1 month ago

Dear family of Don,
Mr. Bill and I were so sorry to hear of your loss. Your dad was so very kind and I know he will be missed by his beautiful family. Keeping his memory in your hearts and carry every special moment wherever you go, will keep his smiling face right beside you. Rest in heavenly peace Don!

Arlene
Arlene
1 month ago

So sorry to hear about the passing of your Dad my condolences to you and your Family 🙏🏾❤️

Donald Taylor
Donald Taylor
6 days ago

I’ve known Don For nearly 50 years. I’ve watched him raise 5 children after Barbara passed. He was always an out going, independent and giving of himself type of guy, with the attitude of family first. He will certainly be missed by me and all who knew him. God Bless and Keep You my friend.

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Calumet Park Funeral Chapel

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Thursday, February 29, 2024

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