Virgil Leo Jones Sr.
Sunday, August 19, 2007
Virgil Leo Jones Sr. (aka Buffalo or Pete), 64, of Bismarck, Missouri died August 10, 2007 at St. Louis University Hospital.
He was born November 18, 1942 in Doe Run, the only son of Arthur “Woody” and Earlene (Porter) Jones.
Mr. Jones Sr. was preceded in death by his parents and infant sister, Patsy Jones.
He is survived by his wife, Vickey Jones of Staunton, Illinois; two sons, David Francis Jones and Virgil Leo Jones Jr. both of Staunton; former wife Jean Jones of Bismarck and their children: Peter Jones of Bismarck; three daughters, Dahna Cole of Ste. Genevieve, Leigh Jones of Bismarck and Jeannie Davis of Cedar Hill; and two sisters, Cindy Brinkley of Bismarck and Nancy Wilson of Benton.
Mr. Jones Sr. is also survived by one grandson, and numerous other friends and relatives.
Mr. Jones worked as an iron worker and boilermaker.
He enjoyed the outdoors, fishing and hunting and four-wheeling.
He was also a gun enthusiast.
Services were held August 13, 2007 at Wilson Funeral Home in Fredericktown with Pastor Don Roussin officiaiting. Burial was at Layne Cemetery near Elvins.
Daily Journal, Park Hills, St Francois, MO. August 19, 2007