Lennon "Richard" Jones was born January 8, 1952 in Brenham, the son of V. Frank and Grace Jones. He lived life to the fullest and enjoyed riding his motorcycle, flying remote control airplanes, construction work with his brother, and water skiing. He was and always will be dearly loved and remembered by all who knew him. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Leon Richard and Gussie Mittanck, paternal grandparents, Lowry Lenon and Ollie May Jones and older brother, Ray Franklin Jones. Richard is survived by his parents; V. Frank and Grace Jones; aunt: Hazel King; brother: David Jones and wife, Glenda; sister: J.K. Creevy and husband, Torquil; children: Lennon (Len) Jones and wife, Janet; Kristin Jones Kotlar and husband, Bobby; grandchildren: Justin Blake, Baleigh, Jillian and Dylan; nieces: Julianna and Jennifer; nephews: Jason, Evan, trey and Jarrett; and numerous cousins. Honorary pallbearers were Len Jones, Butch Adamson, Randy Williams, Tony Stewart, David Jones, Jason Edgar and Evan Jones. Memorial service was held at 1 p.m., Saturday, July 9, 2005 at the Schmidt Funeral Home Chapel in Bellville with the Rev. Gary Henneke officiating. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, friends may make memorial gifts to Hospice Care Team at 1708 Amburn, Suite C, Texas City, Texas 77591 or Brazos Valley Hospice, 302 East Horton St., Brenham. Arrangements by Schmidt Funeral Home, Bellville.
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