Don H. (Donnie) Jones
Don H. Jones passed away at his Florida home in LaBelle on May 1, 2018. Their northern residence is in Cullowhee.
He was born in Morristown, New Jersey on March 21, 1947. Don Jones was the oldest child of the “sibling 7” of the late Donald S. and Jean Jones.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Judi Fariello Jones; son, Tim Jones; grandson, Tim Hartman; and his beloved granddaughter, Caydence Rinell. He is also survived by sisters, Marjorie (Michael) Conlan, Mary Liz (Bill) Miller, Kim (Alan) Reich; brother Bruce (Amy) Jones; along with several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by sisters Cindy Bunch and Ginnie Lionts.
He attended Morristown High School and served his country in the U.S. Army with consecutive tours in Vietnam from 1966 to 1969. For more than 30 years he worked side by side with his wife at their company, Carolina Mortgage Company, in Cashiers. He was passionate about his extensive hot rod and classic car collection along with fishing with his son, “Captain Tim.”
A chapel service is planned for 11 a.m. Saturday, May 12 at Coral Ridge Funeral Home and Cemetery, 1630 S.W. Pine Island Road, Cape Coral, Florida. Pastor W.T. “Bill” Maddox from Labelle will preside.
The service will be followed by the internment of ashes and a military salute by the VFW Post 8463.