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Ronald Jones, Sr.

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Oct. 28, 1963 — Feb. 3, 2017
A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, at Oakcrest Funeral Services, Algona.  Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, at Oakcrest Funeral Services.  Inurnment will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial may be directed to his family. 
Ronald Eugene Jones Sr. was born on Oct. 28, 1963, to John Lavern and Harriett (Alderman) Jones.  Ron graduated from Colfax high School, and went on to the culinary arts program and Des Moines Area Community College.  From there he found a job at Eaton’s Ranch in Wolf, Wyoming.  
Ron was married to Tina on July 1, 1986, in Colfax. Together they raised a son Ronald Jones II.  Throughout the years Ron found himself working several places.  There wasn’t much he couldn’t do.  If by chance there was, he would figure it out.  
Ron was an active man.  He enjoyed fishing, golfing, mudding, shooting his guns and spending time with his grandchild, family and friends.  Ron was always willing to help someone out if they needed.  He was a member of the Salvation Army in Fairmont, Minn. and Mount Kato, Minn., a life member of ABATE of Iowa, District 7 and also an active member of District 10.
Ron “Unk” Jones, 53, of Algona, died, Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, in Spencer.
He is survived by his partner of 30 years, Tina Jones of Algona; son, Ron Jones II of Algona; grandson, Ryan Alderman-Jones; brother, Robert (Shelly) Jones of Perry; sister, Audrey Jones of Colfax; sister-in-law, Tami Cupples of Algona; niece, Harley McDaniel; Nephew, Scott Cupples, as well as many adopted children, family and friends.
His parents and a brother-in-law, George, preceded Ron in death.
Oakcrest Funeral Services of Algona in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made to


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