Rev. William Hall, pastor, officiated at the services. Interment followed at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Jones died on Saturday, August 2, 2008, at his residence, following a 22-year battle with Multiple Sclerosis.
Mr. Jones was a veteran of the U.S. Army, stationed in Germany from 1963-1966; and was retired from LaSalle Steel (Niagara) in 1987 with 20 years of service.
Survivors include his wife and care giver of 42 years, Carolyn Jones (nee Head) of Whiting; daughter and son-in-law, LaRhonda and Jerry Maynard of Merrillville, Ind.; two sons, Darron Jones and Eric Jones, both of Whiting; five grandchildren; father, Seldon Jones of Merrillville; a brother and sister-in-law, Tommy and Mary Dugan of Terre Haute, Ind.; special cousin, Dixie Cherry of Highland; and some local cousins.
Daughter, Valerie; Mother, Louise; brother, Seldon “Danny” Jones; and stepfather, Lester Dugan preceded him in death.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family—contact Ruzich Funeral Home and Cremation Service at 219-659-0417 or 0018.