Jesse D. Jones
Jesse D. Jones
Feb. 6, 1945 - April 19, 2019
PALISADE, Neb. ó Jesse D. Jones, age 74, of Palisade, passed away Friday, April 19, 2019, at Community Hospital in McCook, Neb.
Jesse was born Feb. 6, 1945, in Dresden, Kan., to parents, Jesse Roller and Dorothy (Mowry) Jones. He was one of five children born to this union. Jesse grew up in Dresden, where he also attended high school.
Following high school, Jesse served his country in the United States Army. He entered on March 6, 1964, and was honorably discharged on March 3, 1967.
On Aug. 28, 1967, Jesse married the love of his life, Linda K. (Wickizer) Jones in McCook.The couple was blessed with four children: sons, Tracy, Shannon, and Toby and daughter Tonya, who died in infancy.
Jesse worked as a lineman for Southwest Public Power for over 30 years. Following his retirement, he worked for the Village of Palisade. Jesse enjoyed playing golf, fishing, pheasant hunting and playing cards.
Jesse was preceded in death by his parents; infant daughter, Tonya Jones; and one sister, Maxine Wickizer.
Those left to celebrate his life include his wife, Linda Jones, of the home in Palisade; three sons, Tracy (Kim) Jones of Moorcroft, Wyo., Shannon (Jill) Jones of Kearney, Neb., and Toby Jones of Palisade; brother, Robert Jones of Jennings, Kan.; two sisters, Carla Lattimer of Jennings and Mary Beth Hanna of Oregon; as well as seven grandchildren, Joshua, Justin, Kian, Ali, Hunter, Scoutt and Larkyn; one great-grandchild, Drezdan; and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members.
A graveside memorial service with Military Honors will be 11 a.m., on Thursday, April 25, 2019, in the Palisade Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be designated to the Palisade Veteranís Wall Memorial, P.O. Box 281, Palisade, NE 69040 or the Palisade Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 263, Palisade, NE 69040.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements. Please visit our website at www.carpenterbreland.com to sign the online guestbook for the family.