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Richard Ray Jones, 76, of Terre Haute, passed away Oct. 20, 2017, in his home. He was born Sept. 3, 1941, in Terre Haute, to Edward Jones and Jenny Simpson Jones.
He was a member of the Christ Temple Church. Richard enjoyed collecting old cars. He absolutely loved spending time with his grandchildren. He worked for many years and retired from the trucking industry.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Judy Jones; five brothers; and three sisters. Also preceded by the Rev. Russell Phillips and his wife Viola; and a son-in-law, Greg Ellinger.
He is survived by a daughter, Angela Jones Ellinger; sons, Richard Jones II and his wife Patty, Jeremy Jones, Eugene Phillips and Rick Sollars; brothers, Gary Jones and his wife Brenda, Larry and his wife Anita of Texas and Paul Jones of Texas; sister-in-law, Diana Mills; grandchildren, Pamela Jones, Micah Ellinger, Brooklyn Cheesman, Jeremy Jones, and Levi Jones; great-grandchildren, Trinity, Preslee, Jaxon and Jordan.
Services are scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, at 1 p.m. in Greiner Funeral Home, 2005 North 13th St., Terre Haute. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time on Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Durham Cemetery. The Rev. Merrill Weir Jr. will officiate. Online condolences can be made at:
Published on October 21, 2017
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