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Richard Laverne Jones
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Richard Laverne Jones

Age 86 of Owosso passed away Friday, May 18, 2018 at Sparrow Health Systems.

Funeral Services will be held at 11am Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at Nelson-House Funeral Homes Owosso Chapel with Pastor Deb Grazier officiating. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery Henderson. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday from 4pm to 8pm.

Richard was born November 13, 1931 in Henderson, the son of Laverne and Grace (Rowley) Jones.

He was a member of the Shiawassee Conservation Club, the Old Gas Tractor Club, 4H and FFA for many years He enjoyed the outdoors hunting and most of all farming.

Richard married Patricia "Peg" Rood in Owosso on August 23, 1952; she predeceased him in 2017 after 65 years of marriage.

He spent his life working the the family farm as well as being a rural mail carrier for 27 years starting out at the Henderson Post office and then retiring from the Owosso Post Office.

Richard is survived by his children Deborah Horny, Denise (Jan) Filthaut and Douglas Jones (Jackie Nemcik); grandchildren Matt (Jane Maisch) Horny, Jeremy (Elizabeth) Jones, Megan Filthaut and Michael (Kristi) Filthaut; Sister-In-Law; Betty (John) Sebesta; 7 great-grandchildren and many other loving family and friends.

He was predeceased by his wife, son Daniel, parents, sister Ellen Mormon and brother Robert Jones.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the family, so they can do something at a later date in Honor of their Father and Grandfather.

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4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Owosso Chapel

120 E. Mason Street
Owosso, MI 48867

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Owosso Chapel

120 E. Mason Street
Owosso, MI 48867


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