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Franklin Dean Jones

December 28, 1941 — December 9, 2019

Franklin Jones

REEDSVILLE—Franklin Dean Jones of Reedsville, Ohio, passed away quietly Monday, December 9, 2019 at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital.
He was born December 28, 1941 in Charleston, WV, son of the late Benjamin and Thelma (Hall) Jones.
Frank served in the United States Air Force and is a Vietnam Veteran. He was a Riverboat Captain of 20 years, he enjoyed being out on the water and fishing.
A lay leader, Frank loved being a member of Reedsville United Methodist Church. Frank loved making sets for Vacation Bible School, playing various VBS characters and playing Santa Claus.
Frank loved having his family around him. He loved and is survived by his wife of 57 years, Diane Jones; four children, Jeff (Linda) Jones, Joy Ann (Joe) Buskirk, Mark (Elizabeth) Jones, Mike (Johnna) Jones; 8 grandchildren: Bradley, Taylor, Franklin, Christopher, Alan, Melinda, Ashley, Cody and Casey; 8 great-grandchildren: Coen, Eli, Claudia, Bonnie Jean, Avaeh Mae, Naomi, Cora Lee and James.
Graveside services will be held at 2:30 P.M., Friday, December 13, 2019 at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Parkersburg, WV, with Pastor John Frank officiating. Military graveside services will be conducted.
Visitation will be held Friday, from 11 A.M. until 2 P.M. at the White-Schwarzel Funeral Home in Coolville, OH.
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Friday, December 13, 2019

11:00am - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

White-Schwarzel Funeral Home

2817 5th Street, Coolville, OH 45723

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Graveside Service

Friday, December 13, 2019

Starts at 2:30 pm (Eastern time)

Sunset Memorial Gardens

, Parkersburg, WV

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