Gary C. Jones passed from his earthly home on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at Freeman Medical Center in Joplin, Missouri. Gary was born on July 29, 1946 in Tucson, Arizona to Curtis and Grace (Butler) Jones.
He was a graduate of Galion High School in Galion, Ohio and Ohio State University, Mansfield, Ohio with a BA in Business. Gary served in the United States Air Force from 1965 to 1969 stationed much of his time in Japan.
Gary was employed by Caleb Corporation, KGVE Radio Station, Grove, Oklahoma, in sales and marketing. He previously served with Americorp-Vista as a volunteer at the Ottawa County, Oklahoma Boys and Girls Club with sites in Miami, Commerce and Fairland.
Gary married Peggy Messer on August 19, 2016 in Joplin, Missouri. She survives at their home in Grove. Other survivors include his son, Joshua Jones of Houston, Texas and Jessica Jones of Georgetown, Texas, two grandchildren Anthony Cook and Riley Galloway, and one sister, Becky Williams of Loudonville, Ohio.
He was proceeded in death by his grandparents, parents and one brother, Jon Jones.
Gary had a love of music, reading, trivia, attending auctions and he possessed a vast knowledge of useless information.
Services will be held at a later date.