Melvin Charles Jones, Jr., age 69, of Bland, passed away Wednesday, June 4, 2015, at his residence.
Melvin was born on July 12, 1945, in Detroit, Michigan a son to the late Melvin Charles Sr., and Maybelle Grace (Boehringer) Jones.
Melvin earned his GED and later served his country in the United States Army.
In the summer of 1983, in Labadie, Mo., he was united in marriage to Brenda Sue (Reynolds) Jones. She preceded him in death on August 17, 1998.
Melvin enjoyed fishing, gardening, playing Clue, watching movies and the news and spending time with his family. He always loved watching his granddaughter, Erin playing softball.
Melvin is survived by: one son, Kelly Cobb of Washington, Mo.; a daughter, Casey Schalk and her husband Rainey of Belle; four sisters, Melvina Jones of Bland, Darlene Lundergan of the State of Arizona, Sharon Jones of Henderson, Nevada, and Leslie Jones of the State of Missouri.
Graveside Service with Military Honors will be on Friday, June 19, 2015, at 4:30 p.m. at Liberty Cemetery near Belle with Bro. Jimmy Bickel officiating.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Family of Melvin Charles Jones, Jr.
Arrangements are under the direction of Sassmann's Chapel, Belle, MO. (859-3712)