Jack Dean Jones, age 61, passed away on Thursday, September 24, 2015, at Ardmore, Okla. Funeral services will be at held at 10 a.m., Monday, September 28, 2015, at Provence Assembly of God with the Rev. Eldon Ray Paschen and the Rev. H. H. Davis officiating. Interment to follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park, Ardmore, Okla.
Jack was born on December 4, 1953, at Ardmore, Okla., to W.K. “Jack” Jones and Nora Emogene (Akers) Jones. He attended and graduated from Plainview High School with the Class of 1973. Jack married Sharon Elizabeth Pilgrim on June 29, 1973, at the Lighthouse Assembly of God in Ardmore, Okla. He began working at “Service Plumbing” in 1976. After his father’s passing, Jack purchased his father’s business and has been serving the Ardmore and surrounding communities for the past 39 years. During this time, he not only employed many men whom he mentored throughout their employment, Jack would be there for them even after they would move on to other jobs. Making sure his father’s legacy lives on through his mentoring, he directed his son, Jack, who will continue the tradition.  Former Dickson fireman and first responder, Jack was also a Carter County storm spotter. Jack was an avid ham radio operator whose call sign was “KF5KYW.”  Jack was a member of Provence Assembly of God Church and he served as a Deacon and played guitar in the praise and worship band. Being outside was important to him and he enjoyed feeding his cattle. He would go hunting, duck hunting, and fishing anytime he got the chance. Jack was a devoted family man and husband.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Wallace Jones.
Jack is survived by his wife of the home, Sharon; and three children, son, Jack D. Jones II, and wife, Angie of Ardmore, and twin daughters. Sarai Scott and husband, Bill of Ardmore, and Sherri Twyford and husband, Jason of Lone Grove, Okla.; seven grandchildren, Jack III, Jake, Jaxi, Austin, Dylan, Graci, and Nate; three sisters, Wanda Utley and husband, Rickey, Robin Waters and husband, Marty, and Melissa Hamilton, and a host of family and friends.
Those serving as pallbearers will be Jack Jones II, Bill Scott, Jason Twyford, Klo Utley, Jackie Pilgrim, Rickey Utley, Marty Waters, and Mitchell Pilgrim.
Family will greet visitors this evening, 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Griffin~Hillcrest, Ardmore, Okla.
Condolences may be left at www.Griffin~HillcrestFH.com.