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MSGT Donald E. Jones Jr.

December 30, 1946 - May 4, 2017

U.S. Veteran

Service Date: May 8, 2017

Master Sergeant Donald E. Jones, Jr., retired, 70, of Belleville, Illinois, born Monday, December 30, 1946, in Kansas City, MO, died Thursday, May 4, 2017 at his residence.

Donald worked for the United States Government for the Army and Air Force in the Personnel Department for a combined 48 years. He was a member of the Masonic Temple #52, Disabled American Veterans, Military Order of the Purple Heart, and a United States Army Veteran.

He was preceded in death by his:

  • Father: Donald E. Jones, Sr.
  • First Wife: Janice nee Mikosz, Jones
  • Second Wife: Virginia Lee nee Pond, Jones

Surviving are his:

  • Mother: Irene E. nee Becker, Jones
  • Wife: Natalia nee Drob, Jones
  • Children:
    • Marilyn (Anibal) Velez
    • Vincent W. (Susan) Jones
    • Michael Ray Pond-Jones
  • Siblings:
    • Allen (Coleen) Jones
    • Robert Jones
    • Susan Smith
  • 6 Grandchildren:
    • Aldomar Velez
    • Anibal Velez, Jr., (Emily)
    • Janice Velez
    • Ellen Jones
    • Camilla Jones
    • Daniel Jones
  • Brother-in-Law: Steven Pond of Rutherford, IN

Memorials:  Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Visitation: Friends may call from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Monday, May 8, 2017 with a Masonic Service at 6:00 pm at Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 7:00 pm Monday, May 8, 2017 at Kurrus Funeral Home with Deacon Greg Bzdon, whom he served in Vietnam with, officiating.