Donald D. Jones, 83, of Roseville, Calif. and formerly of Cherokee, passed away on Nov. 26, 2007 in Citrus Heights, Calif.
Graveside services were held on Friday, Nov. 30, at 2 p.m. at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee. Pastor Bruce Rapp officiated. There were military rites at graveside by L. A. Wescott Post #2253 of the V.F.W. The Boothby Funeral Home of Cherokee was in charge of the arrangements.
Don was born on Aug. 2, 1924 at Quimby, to Alva & Bernice (Agnew) Jones. He graduated from Calumet High School in 1941, and was a Veteran of WW II serving in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He then started a long career in retail management on the west coast, retiring in Roseville, Calif.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Terry, in 1999. Don leaves behind his beloved wife of 57 years, Vicki (Viola Downey) of Roseville, Calif.; his daughter, Connie Flynn of Stockton, Calif.; five grandchildren, four great grandchildren, his brother Gary Jones and his wife Judy of Cherokee, and a sister, Sally Puhrmann of Cherokee.