TRIBUNE — Leon Jones Sr., 92, of Denver, died Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, in Denver.
He was born Aug. 20, 1925, in Shreveport, La., to Henry and Estella Green Jones.
Mr. Jones had been a resident of Tribune from 1950 until his retirement as a foreman for Union Pacific Railroad in 1985. He moved to Denver in 1986. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.
On May 3, 1945, he married Bessie Lee Wilson in Shreveport. She survives. Other survivors include four daughters, Arnell Doublin, Stella Jones and Emma Chambers, all of Denver, and Lenora Hull of Aurora, Colo.; two sons, Wilbur Jones of Denver, and Wayne Jones of Casa Grande, Ariz.; 24 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by three children, Leon Jones Jr., Henry Jones and Shirley Jones; four brothers, Audrey, Leroy, Charlie and James Jones; and two sisters, Gloria and Hazel Jones.
Graveside service will begin at 2 p.m. MDT Thursday at Greeley County Cemetery in Tribune, with military honors conducted.
Condolences may be posted at www.priceandsons.com. Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Research Center, in care of Price & Sons Funeral Home, Box 301, Tribune, KS.