John H. Jones, 64, of Springfield, died at 1:30 pm, Friday, December 28, 2012. He was born on March 31, 1948 in Keokuk, IA to Grant and Vera Mahoney Jones. John married Margaret “Peggy” Ross Jones on September 24, 2000. His parents preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret “Peggy”; one son, Brett Jones of Chicago; three sisters, Mary (Tony) Trenkle of Wilkesboro, NC, Laura (Chris) McBride of Dallas City, IL and Theresa (Joe) Wilkens of Nauvoo, IL; two brothers, Larry (Fran) Jones and Steve (Becky) Jones both of Springfield and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. John was a resident of Springfield most of his life. He worked for the Department of Corrections, and 18 years of service for Sangamon State University. John was a veteran of the US Army.
Private family services are being held.