He was born Sept. 19, 1937, in Brazil, as the son of John and Blanche Mooreland Jones.
He worked in construction activities until his retirement.
He was a member of Moose Lodge and Local 120 Union Hall, Indianapolis.
He married Carlene Moon Jan. 16, 1967, in Indianapolis.
He was a very loving husband, father and grandfather. He has been a blessing in many lives everyday.
He was preceded in death by his parents, son Keith Wayne Jones on June 24, 2007, three brothers and one sister.
He is survived by his wife Carlene Moon Jones, sons Jerry and wife Leigh Ann Jones, Tony and wife Susan Jones, all of Fillmore, and John N. Jones, Indianapolis, two grandsons, one granddaughter, brothers Rob, Ronny, Jim and Norman Jones and sister Betty Jo Syester.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009, at Moore Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Friday, at the funeral home, with Pastor Steve Blaydes officiating. Burial will follow at Calcutta Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Association, 705 Putnam St., Terre Haute, Ind., 47805. Visit www.moore-funeral-homes.com to send condolences to the family or for more information.