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Duane Jones

Duane Vincent Jones, 78, was placed gently in our Lords arms Sunday, Nov. 4 2018. Duane was born in Hillsboro, Kansas Sept. 10, 1940.

He enlisted in the United States Navy in 1957 and served four years. He met and married Madelyn Hughes in 1962.

From this union they were blessed with two children, Michael Duane and Kimberly Ann. In 1981, Duane married Judy D. Eaton. From this union

they were blessed with a daughter, Crystal Dawn. Duane was blessed with a wonderful step-daughter, Sandi whom he considered a daughter.

After 40 years, Duane retired from Beech Aircraft in Wichita. He spent his retirement traveling and enjoying his children, grand children, great grandchildren and beloved dogs Daisy and Lilly. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather who adored his family.

He was preceeded in death by his parents, Harley and Margaret Jones and his grandson John “Bear” Gordan. He leaves behind his loving wife Judy, son, Mike and wife Kristi Jones of Casper, Wyoming and their children Ronan and Logann, daughter, Sandi and her husband Chris Dolata of Wichita, Ks, and their children Tara(Jason) and Jessica, daughter, Kim and her husband Curt Morris of Norfolk, Ne, and their children Jayme(Micah) and MaKenzie, daughter, Crystal and Husband Joshua Gill of Newton, Ks, and their children Willow, Brooke and Meadow.

He was also blessed with seven great grandchildren, Lucas, Jonathan, Aiden, Kade, Khloe, Kinlee and McKenna.

A Celebration of Life was held Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, at Peabody Elementary School, Peabody, Kansas.


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