Richard C. “Dick” Jones, 86, of St. Peters, formerly of Montgomery City and Mexico, passed away on Saturday July 30, 2022, at Evelyn’s House BJC Hospice in Creve Coeur.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, August 4, 2022, at Pickering Funeral Home in Mexico, with Rev. Glenn Forman officiating. Burial will follow in Union Chapel Cemetery.
Visitation will be Thursday from 10 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Dick was born on May 18, 1936, in Paris, Missouri, the son of William C. and Hazel B. (Johnson) Jones. On January 22, 1956, in Mexico, he married Marjory A. Merry who survives.
Dick was a veteran having spent 9 years serving in the National Guard. He worked many years for Bodine Aluminum Inc. He also worked for General Cable in Mexico, and he worked for the Mexico Ledger twice, first as a child as a paper carrier, and later as an adult.
He was a member of Friendship Baptist Church in Mexico. He also had been a member of the Montgomery City Lions Club.
In addition to his wife Marjory, survivors include three sons, Montgomery C. (Janita M.) Jones, of Union, Michael L. (Debra M.) Jones, of O’Fallon, and David G. (Dawn K.), of Lake St. Louis; seven grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be given to Union Chapel Cemetery. They may be sent in care of Pickering Funeral Home, 403 N. Western, Mexico, MO 65265.
Condolences to the family may be given at pickeringfh.com