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James L. "Jonesy" Jones

Died: Sunday, November 18, 2012
Age: 82
James L. “Jonesy” Jones, 82, Sharon, died peacefully after a long battle with cancer in Apache Junction, Ariz., on Nov. 18, 2012.

He was born on May 28, 1934, in Lake Geneva to Edith and LeRoy Jones.

Jonesy was a longtime businessman in antiques, owning J. Jones Antiques, Lake Geneva, and Sharon Antiques, Sharon. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was preceded in death by his mother and father, and his sisters Delores, Lucille and Dorothy.

James had many friends and was known as Jonesy by many people in his life. He was a kind and witty man. He was always smiling and liked to make people laugh with his jokes. He will be greatly missed.

He is survived by his previous wife, Mary Rice; one son, Michal Jones; three daughters, Patricia (Keith) Graves, Bonnie (Bill) Treadwell and Brenda (Rob) Lemond; four grandchildren, Shea Graves, Amanda Towsley, Brandon Towsley and Ryan Treadwell; two great-grandchildren, Jake and Tessa; one sister, Phyllis (Mickey) Dade; and a brother, Joe Jones.

He was preceded in death by his mother and father; and his sisters, Delores, Lucille and Dorothy.

A memorial service will be held in the Spring of 2013 at Monroe Funeral Home, Delavan. Donations in his name to Homestead Hospice, 312 N. Alma School Road, Suite 11, Chandler, AZ, 85224, would be greatly appreciated.

See you in church, Jonesy!

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