Donald ‘Casey’ T. Jones
Donald ‘Casey’ T. Jones
March 8, 1928-June 17, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Donald ‘Casey’ T. Jones, 83, of 10251 Nutmeg Road, Plymouth, passed away at 11:19 a.m., Friday, June 17, 2011, at Our Lady of Peace Hospital, in Mishawaka.
Donald Jones was born March 8, 1928, in Plymouth, to Aaron and Helen (Taber) Jones. Casey graduated from Plymouth High School in the class of 1946. He entered the United States Navy to serve his country during WWII. A member of the VFW Post #1162, he served as the post’s senior commander from 1981-1982. Pat Rockaway and Casey Jones were united in marriage May 1, 1998, at Casey’s home in Plymouth. Casey owned Central Transfer Company, in Plymouth, invested in several Kentucky Fried Chicken franchises, owned several video stores, Casey’s Bar, a carnival, and enjoyed dealing in antiques. Casey was a people person. He loved talking, sharing stories, and sharing “Plymouth memories,” with his many friends, while making new friends along the way. He was always friendly, outgoing, and was loved by all.
Casey is survived by his loving wife, Pat Jones; his daughters, Janet Ahern of Sunrise City, Ariz., and Patricia Moberly of Plymouth; his sons, Donald (Roseann) Jones of Guam, and James Jones of Leesburg; his extended family, Elizabeth (Paul) Boger of Carmel, and Peter (Georgianna) Rockaway of Green Bay, Wis.; his sister, Rosemary Listenberger of Plymouth; his brothers, Bob Jones of Plymouth, and Larry Jones of Indianapolis; and his grandchildren, Rebecca Moberly, Anna Jones, Adam Ahern, Matthew Ahern, Joshua Ahern, William Boger, Matthew Boger, Stephen Boger, and Ariana Rebic. Preceding him in death were his parents; his stepfather, Clayton Bare; his son-in-law, Robert Moberly; his brother-in-law, Robert Listenberger; and his sister-in-law, Sally Jones.
Memorials may be given to:
The Marshall County Humane Society
P.O. Box 25, Plymouth, IN 46563
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2011, 4-7 P.M.
VAN GILDER FUNERAL HOME
300 W. MADISON ST.
PLYMOUTH, IN 46563
THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2011, 9:30-10:30 A.M.
FIRST UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST
THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2011, 10:30 A.M.
FIRST UNITED CHRUCH OF CHRIST
321 N. CENTER ST., PLYMOUTH
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~MILITARY GRAVESIDE HONORS PRESENTED BY~
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