James “Jimmy” William Jones, 69, died on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital surrounded by his children and grandchildren. Jimmy was born July 13, 1950 to Lewey and Viola (Ledbetter) Jones in Rosiclare, IL.
He served in the United States Army, including a tour during the Vietnam War.
On his return home, he worked many years at American Minerals.
Jimmy is survived by his children, Jessica (Matt) Cullum of Elizabethtown, IL, Jamie Smith of Evansville, IN, and JW (Eunji)Jones of Austin, TX; grandchildren, Hunter, Bryson, and Trevor Cullum, and Riahnna Smith; sisters, Mary Anderson and Terry (Ernie Banks); and several nieces and nephews.
Jimmy was preceded in death by his brother, Doug; and his sister, Joann; as well as his granddaughter Briley Cullum.
A graveside service is planned for Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. in the Fluorine Cemetery in Rosiclare, IL.