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David Ray Jones

May 3, 1947 May 18, 2020
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David Ray Jones, 73, long time resident of Hollis, Oklahoma passed away May 18, 2020 in Harmon County, Oklahoma.

David was born May 3, 1947 in Altus, Oklahoma to Wilton "Jiggs" Jones and Nadine (Bussey) Jones. He was educated in the Arnett School system and was valedictorian of his high school in 1965. In August of 1958 David gave his life to Jesus, he was baptized at the O M Church of Christ, in Harmon County, Oklahoma. April 14, 1990, David married the love of his life, Sherri (Childers) Jones in Hollis, Oklahoma. He spent almost every healthy day of his life on the land, farming and ranching. He farmed Cotton, Wheat, Hay, and was a cattle rancher. He proudly served his country in the Oklahoma National Guard.

He was a farmer who worked hard, a breadwinner who provided, a husband who loved his wife, a father who loved his children, grandchildren and his first great grandson born nine weeks ago.
On Monday, May 18, 2020, David told his son he was going to go fishing at his pond, he passed away fishing still holding his fishing rod with the line still in the water.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Wilton "Jiggs" Jones and Nadine (Bussey) Jones, paternal grandparents; Floyd and Velma Jones, and Maternal grandparents; Nathan and Cora Bussey.

David is survived by his Wife, of thirty years Sherri Jones, his son David Daren Jones and wife Kristi, daughter; Dawn Michelle Cargal, and husband Jud, sister; Karen Dennis and husband Bruce, grandchildren; Hunter Cargal and wife Taylor, McKenna Cargal and Fiance Braden Block, great grandson; Dawson Cargal.

Open visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at Harmon County Funeral Home. Social distancing rules will apply while in the funeral home.

A graveside service will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, May 21, 2020 at Fairmount Cemetery in Hollis, Oklahoma. Pallbearers will be Daren Jones, Jud Cargal, Hunter Cargal, Martin Baeza, Tony Cox and Cole Childers.

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12:00 PM 5/20/2020 12:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 5/20/2020 6:00:00 PM
Harmon County Funeral Home Chapel

417 East Broadway
Hollis, OK 73550

Harmon County Funeral Home Chapel
417 East Broadway Hollis 73550 OK
United States

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