William Eric Jones, 67, of Loogootee passed away on Monday February 4, 2019 at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville.
He was born on November 9, 1951 in Paoli, Indiana.
Eric married Doris (Hart) Jones on July 16, 1993. He was a Deacon of the 1st Baptist Church in Jasper and taught Sunday school there. Eric was a “Jack – of – all trades”, he enjoyed being outdoors and was a hard worker. He worked as a mine worker at Gypsum, helped at the ATM car lot in Loogootee, Greenwell’s Hardware, O’ Reilly’s auto parts, and a maintenance supervisor for both nursing homes in Loogootee. Eric most of all, loved his family and loved God.
He is preceded in death by his parents and his sister Dianne.
Eric is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Doris, their children; Michael Scott (Tonya Marie) Jones, Mary Ellen Day, James L (Beth) Day, his grandkids; Ariel Lynn (David) Derr, Jonathon Allan Jones, Dalton Andrew Barker, Abigail Helen Marie Barker, Austin James Day, and many friends.
A Funeral Service will be held on Friday February 8, 2019 at 11:00 A.M at Blake Funeral Home with Pastor Roger Pratt officiating. Visitation will begin at 9:00 A.M on Friday, February 8, and continue until the time of service. Burial will follow in Goodwill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers friends may donate to the 1st Baptist Church in Jasper to help with missions.
Online condolences can be made at www.blakefuneralhomes.com