John Lyndon Jones
John Lyndon Jones, 52, of Frankford, DE, formerly of Rising Sun, MD, passed away on M o n d a y, July 4, 2016 at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, DE, following a short but courageous battle with brain cancer.
John was born in Jennersville, PA, on June 20, 1964, son of Fred S. and Doris (Montgomery) Jones. He was a 1982 graduate of Rising Sun High School and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Arts from Salisbury State College in 1986. John was currently employed as a supervisor with Utiliquest.
John was a former member of the Cecil County Hounds and Sportsman’s Club, former Vice President of the Cecil Soccer League and former member of the Lions Club in Rising Sun, MD. He was instrumental with the building of the two Cecil Soccer League complexes through his volunteer work where he was also a Little League coach, umpire and Cecil Soccer coach. John was an avid Baltimore sports fan cheering for the Ravens, Orioles and even the Delmarva Shorebirds. He was a faithful member of the Janes United Methodist Church in Rising Sun, MD, and Mariner’s Bethel United Methodist Church in Ocean View, DE.
He was an outdoor enthusiast, enjoyed camping, gaming with his son and collecting 80’s toys and games. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, son, brother and friend who left this world too soon.
In addition to his parents, Fred and Doris Jones of Rising Sun, MD, he is survived by his loving wife of almost 29 years, Susan (Uhlan) Jones; three children, Elizabeth Anne Jones of Pittsburgh, PA, Jennifer Lynn Jones of Grapevine, TX, and Garrett Andrew Jones of Frankford, DE. He is also survived by a brother, David Michael Jones and his wife Lauren of Oxnard, CA; two sisters, Ruth Ann Endo of Annapolis, MD, and Kathleen Elizabeth Miller and her husband, Wayne, of Elkridge, MD, and father and mother-in-law, Dr. Eugene A. Uhlan and his wife Mary Ann of Concord, NC.
A visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, July 8 at the Ocean View Chapel of Melson Funeral Services, 38040 Muddy Neck Road, Ocean View, DE 19970. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 9 at Mariner’s Bethel United Methodist Church, 81 Central Ave., Ocean View, DE 19970, where friends and family may call from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Interment will follow in the adjoining cemetery.
Flowers are welcomed or donations will be accepted for Garrett Andrew Jones’ College Fund by visiting http:// go. fidelity. com/ eplm.
Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.melson funeralservices.com. er-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Interment will be held privately in All Saints Cemetery, Wilmington, DE.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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SPICER-MULLIKIN NERAL HOMES
& CREMATORY, 302-3282213 FU- 9, 10 a.m. at the Conowingo Baptist Church of Conowingo, MD. Visitation for family and friends will be held Friday, July 8, 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Lee A. Patterson & Son Funeral Home, P.A., Perryville, MD. Pastor Ken Shires of Edgewood Baptist Church of Edgewood, MD, will officiate. Interment will be in Conowingo Baptist Church Cemetery, Conowingo, MD.
Arrangements by Lee A. Patterson & Son Funeral Home, P.A., Perryville, MD.