Buddy R. (Joe) Jones Sr., 69, of Linton, passed away Friday, June 9, 2006 at his residence.
Born April 13, 1937 in Greencastle, he was the son of Donald E. Jones and Ella V. (Murphy) Jones.
He attended Greencastle High School. He worked for the Greencastle Fire Department for 11 years and previously worked for Culver Hospital in Crawfordsville.
Survivors include: three sons, Buddy R. Jones, Jr., and his wife Debbie of Greencastle, Brad Jones and his wife Deena of Crawfordsville, and Ray Jones of Evansville; a daughter Crystal Jones of Greencastle; brothers, Robert Jones of Moreno Valley, Calif., Richard Jones and his wife Sandy of Exter, Mo., Donald Jones of Greencastle, and Kenneth Jones of Greencastle; three sisters, Mildred Watts of Greencastle, Betty and her husband Bill Owens of Reelsville, and Mary Jones of Greencastle; 14 grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a son.
Funeral service will be Friday at 10 a.m. at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, 703 East Washington St., Greencastle, with Rev. Steve Williams officiating. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery, Greencastle.
Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.