Larry Alan Jones


May 13, 1946 - September 24, 2010


Larry Alan Jones, 64, Mitchell, died Friday, September 24, 2010, at his home in Mitchell after a lengthy illness. At his request, there will be no services. Arrangements are under the direction of the Bittner Funeral Chapel.


Larry Alan Jones was born May 13, 1946, at Miller, SD, to Leonard and Hazel (Jamison) Jones. He grew up and attended schools at Huron, SD. He served in the US Army in Germany. On September 3, 1967, he married Florence Jones in Huron. He worked at Ivan’s Body Shop in Huron and then owned and operated Larry’s Body Shop in Salem. He was an insurance representative for Modern Woodmen of American for 13 years and was employed at Trail King Industries. He was a member of the Outkasts Car Club of Mitchell.


He is survived by the his wife Florence, two sons, Jason Jones and Allen Jones of Mitchell, one granddaughter, Brooke Jones, his step mother, Fern Jones of Mitchell, one brother, Charlie Jones and wife Mary Ann of Kimball, one sister, Lori Keller and husband Ray of Howard, one step brother, Rory Keenihan and wife Glenda of Beebe, AR, and a number of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Leonard Jones Jr., and one grandson, Tyler Jones.


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Posted by spouse on October 12, 2010
Larry,not having a good day,trying to do Thank yous.Brooke prayed to Jesus and asked him to give you a new heart so you could come back and live with us again,I do not know what to say to her and she wants to know when she will ever see you again what do you say to a 4 yr. old? As you know I sold PJ because of ins.,tags and such,I really did not want to but trying to whittle the expenses down. I go back to work Weds. even though I have more things to get done that I did not know had to be done.Love and miss you!!
Posted by Florence Jones on October 3, 2010
Hi! Things are going okay,Brooke misses you very much,we made a pumpkin cake together and she was upset cuz Grandpa couldn`t have any and she was going to stay overnight but she couldn`t cuz Grandpa wasn`t here to be with her.Maggie has had a hard ttime of it Jason suggested putting one of your dirty shirts in her kennel so it would still have your scent onit,it seemed to help.The boys are finally letting me be alone some,you would be proud of them! Although you always were in your own way.Love and miss you
Posted by Florence Jones(spouse) on October 1, 2010
goood morning Larry,I miss you and love you always.It`s been a rough week but the boys have been fabulous.All your friends have been just great I am sure you saw all the cars at tues. cruise including yours.Jason drove and did real well even though I kept saying Jay no you can`t do it like that but all of us and the car made it home safely. I know you were sreaming at me about letting the boys drive your car but this is something we all needed to do.Did you get the ballons Brooke sent up to you? Well dear more things to get done today. I hope I am doing what you would want me to.
Posted by Sharon Johnson on September 30, 2010
Florence & Family, I am heartbroken about Larry & I will miss him dearly. We had so much fun about his birthday all the he was just a tad bit older then me & I wouldn't let him forget it. There are so many great memories to remember.
Posted by charlie & wanda kobes on September 26, 2010
So sorry to hear about Larry . He was a great guy, always the same whenever you seen him.. He will be greatly missed.
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