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1947 James 2023

Jim Jones

June 25, 1947 — August 31, 2023

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James "Jim" Michael Jones passed away on August 31st, 2023. He was born on June 25th, 1947 in Louisville, Kentucky.

Jim is preceded in death by his son, Michael Aaron Jones; his parents, Harry and Doris Jones; his sister, Margaret Jones Hostetter.

Jim is survived by his wife of 52 years, Judy; his daughters, Heather (Eric) Sutherland and Shannon Fitzgerald. He was blessed with 12 grandchildren, Alyssa Sutherland, Mia Sutherland, Joslyn Sutherland, Judah Sutherland, Miriam Sutherland, Isabella Sutherland, Peter Sutherland, James (Savannah) Fitzgerald, Connor Fitzgerald, Ethan Fitzgerald, Gracie Fitzgerald, and Victoria Fitzgerald. Jim was also recently blessed with the birth of his great-granddaughter, Rose.

Jim spent 9 years in military service: Army SGT (Vietnam), Reserve and National Guard. He received an Associate's Degree in HVAC from Ivy Tech.

He retired from Cassidy Turley after 20 years of commercial maintenance.

Jim was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend. He was a hard worker and was willing to help anyone. He enjoyed people.

Jim was a long time active member of Good Shepherd United Methodist Church. He loved mission work, volunteering at a variety of local organizations. He traveled to Haiti six times for mission work, went to Henderson Settlement, and to a South Dakota Indian Reservation multiple times. Traveling was a joy for him, his family, and friends. A variety of national and international opportunities were enjoyed.

A favorite scripture was Jeremiah 29:11 "For I know the plans I have for you" declares the Lord, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." A frequent response of his was "I am blessed in everyway"

He will be missed.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in memory of Jim can be made to Servants Heart.

http://www.servantsheartofindy.org/

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