DOUGLAS “SKY” JONES
MUNNSVILLE – Douglas “Sky” Jones, 75, Middle Road, died Monday, June 17, 2013, in the Oneida Healthcare Center, shortly after his admission.
Born on the Onondaga Indian Reservation, Syracuse, he was the son of Eugene and Ella Mae Thomas Jones. A resident of Munnsville since 1971, he was a graduate of Lafayette High School. He married Gladys “Mickey” Palmer on April 13, 1971.
Prior to his disability, he was a tractor trailer driver for Paul Jeffrey Warehouse and with his wife , he owned and operated Distant Drums, where they made American Indian arts and crafts. Doug was a member of the Munnsville Fire Department for twenty years, where he served with the fire police and was a member of the Munnsville American Legion Post 54. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp serving in Okinawa, Japan from 1956-1959 with the military police.
Surviving besides his wife, Gladys; are one daughter and son-in-law, Valerie and Kevin Loveless of Peterboro; three sons and daughters-in-law, John and Amy Bogdal of Memphis, Tennesee, Kurtis and Joann Bogdal of Villa Rica, Georgia and Michael and Patricia Bogdal of Chattanooga, Tennesee; additional children, Joseph, David and Maria Jones; two sisters, Alice Dunning and Ellie Virginia; one brother, Owen Jones; seven grandchildren, John, Sarah, Kira, Kasha, Ashley, Gregory and Gina; and three great grandchildren, Zack, Savannah and Jaiden. He was predeceased by several brothers and sisters.
Funeral services will be held 1PM, Friday at the Campbell-Dean Funeral Home, Inc., 260 Main Street, Oneida with Jay Meachum, officiating. Interment will be made in Stockbridge Cemetery. There are no calling hours. Contributions, in his memory, may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38015. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.campbell-dean.com.
CAMPBELL-DEAN FUNERAL HOME INC.