VERNON WINSON JONES, JR.
Vernon Winson Jones, Jr., 71 of Overland Park, Kansas passed away March 14, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. Vernon was born February 18, 1949 to Vernon and Ruby Jones in Eureka, Kansas.
Vernon grew up in a small town of Virgil, Kansas before his family moved to Kansas City in 1959. After Vernon graduated from Turner High School he joined the Navy in 1967 and was on the USS Daniel Boone Submarine for six years. He later returned from the Navy and worked for Astro Amusement for many years as a Route Technician.
Vernon had a passion for his family, Boy Scouts, hunting, camping and the outdoors. His numerous friends and family knew him to be selfless, witty, and a loyal person.
Vernon was preceded in death by both parents, two brothers and one sister. He is survived by on son, Jack Jones of the home. Five Sisters: Louise Brubb, Pasadena, Texas; Nadine Nelson, Merriam, Kansas; Pauline Sheeley, Lenexa, Kansas; Allene Champ, Lenexa, Kansas; Ann and Husband David Zaudke of Overland Park, Kansas and two brothers, Gaylon, Jones, Shawnee, Kansas and Carl and Wife Janann Jones of Lawrence, Kansas and by many loving nephews, nieces and a host of longtime friends.
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