He was born May 30, 1927, in Bowling Green, Ky., as the son of Marshall L. and Mary Baggerly Jones. He married Mary Sorenson, who survives. He worked in construction as a tile setter.
He was preceded in death by his parents, son James Leonard Jones, brother Johnny Franklin, and sister Gracie Marie England.
He is survived by his wife Mary Marilyn Jones, brother Edward Jones, children Mary Fulton, Roy Jones Jr., Linda Morrison, Gale Amos, Roger Jones, Jeff Jones and Staci Chastain. He is also survived by 18 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and other extended family.
At his request his body will be cremated. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 25, at Moore Funeral Home.
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