ASHTABULA — Donald Lee Jones, Sr., 74, died, on Monday, November 26, 2012 at Carington Park.
The son of Everett and Wilma (Hopkins) Jones he was born in McDowell County Kentucky on December 24, 1937 and had moved to the Ashtabula are as a young man.
He married Myrna Christensen on July 7, 1956 and together they celebrated fifty-six years of marriage
Donald enjoyed all sports, but he particularly liked the game of baseball; he could talk to you for hours on the abilities of the players. He followed current events and politics, and was able to keep up his end of the conversation.
He is survived by his wife, Myrna; his children, Donald (Roseann) Jones, Jr., Lisa Roth, Timothy 9Barb) Jones all of Ashtabula, and Christopher Jones of Rocky River; nine grandchildren; and five great grandchildren; sisters, Vivian (John) Benedict and Erna (Ken) Bish both of Ashtabula; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his brothers Edgel and Carlos Jones; and his parents.
At his request there will be no visitation or services observed.
If desired, contributions in Donald’s name may be made the Hospice of the Western Reserve, 11660Lake Avenue, and Ashtabula, Ohio, 44004
Ducro Funeral Services and Crematory, 4524 Elm Avenue, Ashtabula, is in charge of services.
The family would like to thank the staff of Carington Park and Hospice for their gentle care of Donald.