Jones, Richard Earl

November 2, 1954 - January 3, 2017

Richard Jones of Plano, Texas was born on the Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas on November 2, 1954.   He passed away on January 3, 2017 with his family by his side.

He is survived by his wife, Karen Jones, his children, Jessica McElwee, Katie Shuford and Cody Ward, his sister Daphne Black, grandchildren Cheyenne, Raven, Caleb and Willow Jones as well as several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his father, Howard Jones, mother Rita Morphis, sister Linda Reed and brother Howard Jones, Jr.

Richard was a 3rd generation plumber who loved to play guitar, sing, scuba dive and entertain friends and family.  He was full of life and made others smile everywhere he went.

Richard was a cancer survivor since 2005 and was involved with The American Cancer Society. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his name at the following link:

Arrangements are under the direction of
ARIA Cremation Service and Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75252

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4 replies on “Jones, Richard Earl”

Elaine and Barry Lang says:

We are so sorry for your loss. We enjoyed getting to meet Richard and wish we could have known him better. Prayers for you and family.

Sue Roush says:

I’m so sorry for you and your family. Praying for all of you.

Deborah Newell says:

Its been a long time since I saw that face. Thank you Richard for the smiles and laughs, silliness and stories. Thought about you two so often. And will continue to. Karen, Love you Girl. Deb

Judy & Jean Taillac says:

Karen, so very sorry to hear this news!! Javier & Teresita, stopped by the old Aqua World and left us a note last week> Tried calling the number he left us but was a bad number! We love you sweetheart and pray for you!! The world is a little sadder without Richard!! He always kept us laughing!!

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