Roy L. Jones, 72, of Loogootee, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2007, at Memorial Hospital in Jasper.
He was born on Dec.20, 1934, in French Lick, to William and Nellie (nee Hobson) Jones.
He worked at National Gypsum in Shoals for four years and then enjoyed a career as a carpenter for 30 years. He was a member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 1016.
He married Joyce A. Beaty on June 20, 1955, and she survives.
Other survivors include: his daughters, Debbie (James) Brim, Cathy (Steve) Struck, and Angela (Kevin) Oliver, all of Loogootee; nine grandchildren: Staci Waid, James R. Brim, and Jamie Hamilton; Zachary, Andrew and Matthew Struck; and Alisha, Jason and April Oliver; nine great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Wilma Jones of Muncie, and Rita Jones of Bloomfield; one brother-in-law: Dale Tewell of Santa Claus; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Ralph and Fred Jones; two sisters: Marie Tewell and Emma Jane McFarland.
A funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Friday at Brocksmith Funeral Home in Loogootee. Burial will be in Mount Lebanon Cemetery in French Lick.
Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.