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George R. Jones
(04-01-1943 - 01-03-2018)

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 George R. Jones, 74, of Elgin passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at Presence Saint Joseph Hospital, Elgin. He was born May 1, 1943 in Pitssburg, IL the son of Lewis and Clara Turner Jones. He had been a resident of Elgin for the past 60 years and was a graduate of Elgin High School in 1961. George was employed by Marison Co. before retiring. He enjoyed spending time at Paul’s Family Restaurant. George was treasurer of the Hampshire Sportsman Club for 30 years, member of the Elburn Trap Shooting Club and Blonhaven Sports Club.

Surviving are his wife, Yvonne Meskell Jones whom he married on March 3, 1984, his daughter, Kimberly Sue Konen Butera, grandchildren, Kenneth and Angela Butera, brothers, Ronald (Bonnie) Jones and Lewis Jones Jr., several nieces and nephews, sister in law and brother in law, Kathy and Don Miller, good friends, Dave and Jeff Konen, Lee Bueten, Mike Merner and Sonny Keim and family pet, Bailey.

He was preceded in death by his father, Lewis, mother and step father, Clara and Carl Rogers, son, Steven Jones, and grandson, Daniel Butera.

Private celebration of life services will be held at a later date. Burial will be at Mount Hope Cemetery. Elgin. Laird Funeral Home, Elgin is assisting the family. For information call 847-741-8800 or www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com.

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