Marvin Lee Jones

November 10, 1931 ~ November 9, 2018 (age 86)

Marvin Lee Jones, 86, of Springfield, IL, formerly of Hillsboro, IL, passed on Friday, November 09, 2018, at 10:00 a.m., at Reflections Memory Care in Chatham, IL.  Graveside services will be held on Saturday, November 17, 2018, at 1:00 p.m., at Oak Grove Cemetery in Hillsboro, IL.  Rev. Harry Meyer will officiate.  Military rites at graveside by V.F.W. Post #1306 and American Legion Post #425.

Mr. Jones was born on November 10, 1931, in Hillsboro, IL, to the late Cloid & Myrtle (Bewley) Jones.  He was a 1949 Graduate of Hillsboro High School in Hillsboro, IL and was retired from Illinois Consolidated Communications as a Field Supervisor.  He married Rita Ann Carr, on December 23, 1950, in Hillsboro, IL.  She preceded him in death on March 28, 1991.  Mr. Jones was a member of the V.F.W. Post #1306 in Taylor Springs, IL; American Legion in Springfield, IL; Mt. Moriah Masonic Lodge #51 in Hillsboro, IL; His hobbies were fishing, watching Green Bay Packers football and St. Louis Cardinals baseball.  He had lived in Hillsboro, IL; St. Petersburg, FL; Ball Club, MN and Springfield, IL.  

Mr. Jones is survived by one son, Kit M. Jones of Springfield, IL; four grandchildren, Brock L. Jones, Josh T. Kerns, Jesse Lee Jones & Jenne C. Jones Mathews and nine great grandchildren.  Along with his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by one son, Jeffrey L. Jones; one brother, Oliver Jones & one sister, Doris Edwards.

Memorials are suggested to Alzheimer Association.

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