CENTERTOWN-David G. Jones, 68, of Centertown, entered his heavenly home on Monday February 17, 2020 at Wellington Parc Health System in Owensboro. David was born June 17, 1951 in Narrows, Kentucky to the late John E. and Grace Lynch Jones. He was a member of Beaver Dam Baptist Church. David was a proud farmer who looked forward to each season of planting and harvesting. David worked at Riverview and Alston Surface Mines as a proud United Mine Worker of America. He served on safety committees at the mines and was a UMWA past president of Local #9800. David was honored to serve his community as 3rd District Magestrate for two terms and Ohio County Judge Executive from 2007-2011. David was a member of the Centertown Masonic Lodge #714 and Rizpah Shriners. He enjoyed traveling by motorcycle and vintage cars with the Ohio County Cruisers and friends.
He was preceded in death by his in-laws, Durwood and Violet Porter who loved him like a son, 2 brothers-Conward Lee Jones and Bobby Gene Jones, a sister-in-law, Betty Mills.
Survivors include his wife, Janis Porter Jones; 7 brothers-E.T. (Anna Mae) Jones, Ivan Jones, Wilbur (Phyllis) Jones, Jerry (Vadis) Jones, Earl (Mary) Jones, Carroll (Peggy) Jones and Paul (Cherrie) Jones; 1 sister-Dorothy (Bob) Cook; 2 sisters-in law, Kay (Edd) Waltrip and Bobbie Porter; 1 brother-in-law, Doug (Jenny) Porter and he was Uncle to many nieces and nephews and many great nieces and nephews.
Services are 1:00 PM Friday February 21, 2020 at Bevil Bros. Funeral Home in Beaver Dam with Bro. Jeremy Teague officiating. Burial will be in Walton Creek Cemetery near Centertown. Visitation will be from 3-8 PM Thursday and from 9 AM to funeral time on Friday at the funeral home. A Masonic service will be held Thursday at 7:00 PM at the funeral home. A UMWA service will be held Friday at the conclusion of the funeral service at the funeral home. The Family request expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the Ohio County Food Pantry or Walton Creek Cemetery. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Onlline condolences may be sent to bevilbrosfuneralhomes.com
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