May 31, 1948 - May 6, 2022
RORY JONES Finger, TN: Rory Travis Jones, Sr. age 73, passed away Friday morning, May 6, 2022 at his home. He was born in Hastings, Nebraska on May 31, 1948, the son of the late Travis Edward Jones and the late Theresa Jean Fearn Jones Langlinais. He grew up in the Old Friendship Community in Chester County, TN and was a 1966 graduate of Chester County High School. He married Linda Shelton in 1965 and they’ve made their home in the Old Friendship Community since 1973. He worked for TJ & L Construction until 1995 and then started R. Jones Underground in October of 1995. They laid underground utility services and cross country large gas pipeline in several states. Rory served as President of the company until he retired in 2018. His son Rory Travis Jones, Jr. assumed the presidency and serves as Director of Operations. Mr. Jones served as Sunday school teacher and Deacon at Old Friendship Missionary Baptist Church for many years. He also served on the board at Old Friendship Cemetery. He loved his family and his church and was a dedicated Christian who wanted everybody to come to love the Lord. He was supportive of the church and the community, and was willing to help those in need. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Linda Jones of the home; a son Rory Travis Jones, Jr. (Shannon) of Jackson, TN and a daughter Marnie Kay Jones Ward (Brad) of Jackson, MO; six grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, two brothers Randall Jones (Patricia) of Finger, TN; Larry Langlinais (Teresa) of Henderson; three sisters Sharon Wamble and Diane Jones both of Finger, and Pamela Cooper (Jimmy) of Henderson; six grandchildren, Hailey Cunningham (Rob), Grant Jones Ward, Grayson Cole Ward, Mary Allison Jones, Olivia Layne Ward and Rory Travis Jones, III and five great grandchildren, Kolby Cunningham, Logan Allen Cunningham, Lynnley Kay Cunningham, Lainey Cunningham and Koleson Cunningham. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Monday, May 9th at Old Friendship Baptist Church, with Bro. Iran Smith, Travis Jones, Jr and Marnie Kay Jones Ward officiating. Burial will follow in Old Friendship Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Shackelford Funeral Directors - Crook Avenue from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Sunday and 12:00 PM until 2:00 PM service time Monday at Old Friendship Baptist Church. Memorials may be made to the Old Friendship Cemetery Fund, 100 Hunter Lane, Finger, TN 38334. Shackelford Funeral Directors of Henderson 731-989-2421
RORY JONES Finger, TN: Rory Travis Jones, Sr. age 73, passed away Friday morning, May 6, 2022 at his home. He was born in Hastings, Nebraska on May 31, 1948, the son of the late Travis Edward Jones and the late Theresa Jean Fearn Jones Langlinais.... View Obituary & Service Information
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