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Donald Lee Jones

August 8, 1948 ~ July 29, 2019 (age 70)


Donald Lee Jones, 70, of Moneta passed away on Monday, July 29, 2019 at Lewis Gale Medical Center.

A native of Virginia, he was the husband of Brenda Jones who survives and the son of the late Ella Mae Nichols. He was a veteran of the United States Navy serving for four years. He served two tours of service during the Vietnam War on the USS Kitty Hawk. Donald retired from the VA Hospital after 35 years of service.

He enjoyed fishing, working in his woodworking shop, along with cruising in his ’48 Ford and going to car shows and events with his family. He was a dedicated volunteer at Parkway House of Prayer and Dudley Elementary doing anything he was needed for.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Bryan Jones and wife Missy and Sherman Jones and Cheryl; two grandchildren, Maia and Harper; sister in law, Jan Jones; and nieces, Kim Kirby and family and Michelle Washenberger and family.

In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his brother, Larry Jones; and mother-in-law and father-in-law, Evelyn and Earl Clasbey.

The family will receive friends at Lotz Funeral Home in Salem on Thursday, August 1, 2019 from 5:00 until 8:00 pm.

A funeral service will be held at Lotz Funeral Home in Salem on Friday, August 2, 2019 at 2:00 pm. Burial will follow in Mountain View Cemetery in Vinton.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Parkway House of Prayer, 3230 King Street NE, Roanoke, VA 24012 or Dudley Elementary School, 7250 Brooks Mill Road, Wirtz, VA 24184.

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August 1, 2019

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lotz Funeral Home Salem
1330 E. Main St
Salem, VA 24153

Funeral Service
August 2, 2019

2:00 PM
Lotz Funeral Home - Salem
1330 East Main Street
Salem, VA 24153


Mountain View Cemetery VINTON
1401 Mountain View Rd
Vinton, VA 24179

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