Charles David Jones, 69

Published 11:26 am Friday, January 18, 2019

Charles David Jones, 69, of Somerset, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019 at Arkansas Heart Hospital.

Charles was born on October 5, 1949, in Lincoln County to Ethel Padgett Jones and the late James E. Jones. He worked as a telecommunications contractor for many companies. Charles was a Vietnam veteran of the United States Navy. He loved his grandchildren, nieces and nephews and his whole family. Charles loved reading and watching westerns, coaching baseball and sports, and loved life to the fullest.

He is survived by his mother, Ethel Jones; his son, Christopher (and Angelia) Jones of Austin, Arkansas and his mother, Mary Ellen; three brothers, Doug Jones of Somerset, Guy (and Tonya) Jones of Stanford and Greg Jones of Somerset; three sisters, Brenda (and Lewis) Barnett of Somerset, Linda (and Gary) Floyd of Somerset and Lori Herring of Somerset; two grandchildren, Ashley VanHook and Austin Jones; many nieces and nephews; and a good friend, Lynn Swanner.

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Along with his father, he was preceded in death by a brother, Walter Jones; sister-in-law, Gerri Jones; and brother-in-law, Todd Herring.

Funeral services were Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019 at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Don Moss officiating. Burial was in Jones Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Charles’ nephews, Corey Floyd, James Everett Jones, Josh Jones, James Carl Jones, Jordan Jones, Kirk Henry Jones, Jason Barnett and Justin Barnett.

Military honors were conducted by the American Legion Post #38 Honor Guard.

The family requests expressions of sympathy be made to the Jones Cemetery, c/o 2119 Ryan’s Way, Somerset, KY 42503.

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Lake Cumberland Funeral Home was entrusted with the arrangements for Charles Jones.