ROCK FALLS – Larry R. Jones, 62, of Rock Falls, died Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
Larry was born June 7, 1951, in Wood River, to Clifford and Aleen (Cox) Jones. He served in the Navy. He married Pamela Wharfield on Aug. 5, 1972, in Rock Falls. Larry worked as a machinist and then as a quality control manager. Larry liked bird-watching, nature, photography, and spending time with his grandkids. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan, and was a member of the Jehovah’s Witnesses.
Survivors include his wife, Pamela; four sons, Chris (Jenise) Jones of Canton, Darrick Jones of Rock Falls, Casey (Kelly) Jones of East Peoria, and Brent Jones of Pekin; one sister, Janice Jones of Oregon; three brothers, David (Sue) Jones, Joe (Terri) Jones, and Kevin (Pat) Jones, all of Sterling; and five grandchildren, Haley, Alyssa, Noah, Isabell, and Katalyna Jones.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. May 31 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses on Indian Ridge Road in Sterling. Cremation rites have been accorded. Schilling Funeral Home in Sterling is handling arrangements.
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