DEERFIELD - Keith Jones, age 88, died on February 9, 2020 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita. He was born on January 2, 1932 at Deerfield the son of George Carl & Josephine (Steenis) Jones. He married Kathryn I. Williams on June 1, 1952 in Lakin. She died on January 2, 2000. He later married Wynnell Ploeger on May 17, 2001 at Deerfield.
Keith graduated from Deerfield High School and served in the United States Air Force. After his discharge he returned to Kearny County and spent his entire working career with Colorado Interstate Gas Company and retired as Plant Manager.
He is survived by his wife, Wynnell Jones, three sons- Roger Jones of Grove, OK, Kris Jones of Ankeny, IA and Mike Jones of Arlington KS, a daughter, Cheryl Kopfman of Caney, KS, step-children, Johanna Curtis of Thatcher, AR and Jerry Smith of Phoenix, AR, Brother, Gary Jones of Mission, TX, sister, Carol Sue Salvati of Carlsbad, CA, 10 Grandchildren, 6 Step-Grandchildren, 15 Great-Grandchildren, 3 Step Great-Grandchildren and 9 Great-Great-Grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his Parents- Carl Jones and Josephine Walker, first Wife-Kathryn Jones, Daughter- Terri Lynn Jones, Sister- Betty Lou Young and Brother- Doug Jones.
Funeral Service will be at 10:30 a.m. February 14, 2020 at United Methodist Church in Deerfield. Burial will be in Deerfield Cemetery with military honors by the United States Air Force Honor Guard and American Legion District 8 Honor Guard. Memorials are suggested to United Methodist Church or Deerfield Recreation Commission in care of Garnand Funeral Home. Friends may call from noon to 8 p.m. Thursday with family present from 7 to 8 p.m. at Garnand Funeral Home in Lakin. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com