Jack E. Jones was born on April 13, 1938 in Nevada, Missouri to Ivan and Ila Jones who have preceded him in death. He grew up in Ottawa and Garnett, Kansas. He has one sister, Shirley Jones Ames living in Kansas.
Shortly after graduation from Garnett High School, he joined the U.S. Air Force. While stationed at Randolph Air Force Base, he met his bride-to-be, Roberta McCullouch. They married on May 27, 1960 and were blessed with three lovely daughters: Rhonda Jones Daily, Christine Jones Morales, and Tanya Jones Reid. They are also blessed with six grandchildren: Tamara Egan Clarkson, Michael Egan, Stephen Jones-Morales, Laura Jones-Morales, Madalyn Lane and Everett Lane. There are four great grandchildren: Dylan Clarkson, Nevaeh Jones-Morales, Alanah Jones-Morales, and Noah Jones-Morales.
Jack loved bowling and was successful in bowling several 300 games and was presented awards for such. He was a great bowling instructor helping others to learn to bowl or just improve their games. He managed several bowling alleys over the years as well as manage and own craft and picture framing stores.
Jack had an extraordinary talent for woodworking, making Intarsia Artwork, as well as outstanding jewelry boxes beloved by those that have been fortunate to have purchased or given one of his masterpieces. He had a very loving personality and always had a joke for you. He loved to read novels and always had a book close by. Jack also had a love for history and studying genealogy for both his and his wife’s family. Family was an important factor in his life. He had a great mind for facts, figures, and dates. Travel was another of Jack’s passions and he was masterful of planning trips and remembering where he’d eaten before and where the places of interest were along the way. He loved to cook and make his specialty dishes. Jack will be missed greatly by all those who knew and loved him.
Visitation will be held at Goetz Funeral Home in Seguin, Texas on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at Goetz Funeral Home. Graveside services with Military Honors will be held at 12:00 p.m. at Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park.
Services are under the direction of Goetz Funeral Home located at 713 N. Austin Street, Seguin, Texas 78155. 830-379-2313
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