Gary Lee Jones Sr., 80 years young, of Farmersburg, Indiana entered into eternal rest on July 4th, 2016 at Millerâs Merry Manor in Sullivan, Indiana.
He was born in Shoals, Indiana on October 17th, 1935 to Loyal âPeteâ Jones and Lorene (Williams) Jones.
Gary was preceded in death by his parents, 1st Wife â Joyce Lea Qualkenbush, 2nd Wife â Marilyn Walker and (1) Son â Gary Lee Jones Jr.
He was a member of the Higher Ground UPC in French Lick, Indiana and graduated from the West Baden Springs High School with the Class of 1953 and enjoyed riding motorcycles with his friends.
Gary served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. He continued to serve his country after the war in the United States Air Force for a total of 18 years.
Gary is survived by:
(1) Son Mark Jones (Mary Jane) Dubois, Indiana
(1) Daughter Lora Ann Pilant (John) Terre Haute, Indiana
(1) Brother Sam Jones (Sandy) Orleans, Indiana
(1) Sister Marlene Lane (Harry) Chestertown, Maryland
(5) Grandchildren (3) Great-Grandchildren
A funeral ceremony will be conducted by Rev. Brian Harrison on Friday, July 8th, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at the Higher Ground UPC in French Lick, Indiana. Interment will follow in the Emmons Ridge Cemetery near Hillham, Indiana.
Friends may call Friday, July 8th, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Higher Ground UPC in French Lick, Indiana.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Emmons Ridge Cemetery Fund, 2475 Hillham Road, French Lick, Indiana 47432.
Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Service in French Lick, Indiana 47432.
Condolences may be made on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at our website â www.brosmer-kemplefuneralhome.com.