Donald E Jones, 93, of Blue Ridge, GA passed away Saturday, June 4, 2022, at his home. Donald was born May 20, 1929, in Miami, FL to the late Clarence Jones and the late Alma Jones.
A veteran of the U.S. Navy, Donald owned the Southwest Cycle Kawasaki shop in Miami, FL before retiring to the mountains of North Georgia. He was a member of the Blue Ridge Photography Club, a local square-dancing group, and enjoyed woodworking, motorcycles, and gardening.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Jones; special friend, Peggy Riggins; father, Clarence Jones; mother, Alma Jones; brother, Baynard Jones; and sister, Doris Jones. He is survived by his daughter, Shelby (Frank) Simonini; son, Norman Ussery; and nephews, Junior (Benita) Jones and David Jones.
Funeral Service: Saturday, June 11, 2022, at 3:15 PM at Henry-Cochran Funeral Home with Rev. Michael McCormack officiating. Music provided by Penny Lepard. Military Honors provided by the North Georgia Honor Guard. Interment will follow in the Morganton Baptist Cemetery.
The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers, Frank Simonini, Jed Lyles, Tyler Bonds, Tim Hicks, and John Hicks.
The family will receive friends at Henry-Cochran Funeral Home Saturday, 11th of June, 2022, at 2:30 PM.
In lieu of flowers, please direct memorials in Donald's name to the Disabled American Veterans or the St. Jude Children's Hospital.
Cochran Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Donald E Jones; you may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.