Rees Edward (Eddie) Jones, 73. of Atlanta, Missouri passed away Monday, April 30, 2018 surrounded by his family. He was born September 30, 1944 the son of Rees Jones Sr. and Velma (Wait) Jones. He is preceded in death by his parents and son Kirk Edward Jones.
Eddie is survived by his wife, Linda Kay Jones of the home; son, Matt and Lori Jones of Atlanta, MO; grandchildren Darla Jones, Bryce Jones; special grandchildren, Tony Allen, Dakota Flowers, Shawn Stinson, Casey Allen; one great grandchild, Gabriel Heath; one brother, Carl (JoAnn) Jones of Louisville, KY; Delores Bergman of Hannibal, MO, Joyce (Robert) Hicks of Macon MO along with several nieces and nephews.
Eddie was a hardworking man devoted to his family. He gave thirty years of service to the Missouri Department of Transportation, retiring in 1995. He loved quail hunting, spring turkey and deer hunting and always planned his vacations around the hunting seasons. In his later years he enjoyed reloading shells, gardening the St. Louis Cardinals and reading the newspaper. Eddie loved his family and was always and teaching them the difference between wants and needs.
A memorial service with scattering will be held Saturday, May 05, 2018 starting at 1:00pm at the Bell Cemetery in Ethel, Missouri followed by another scattering at the MT. Tabors Cemetery starting at 2:30pm.
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