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Obituary for Gary Wayne Jones

by Front Porch Contributor

Graveside Inurnment for Gary Wayne Jones, age 74, of Plano, Texas will be held at 10:00 A.M on Saturday, August 13, 2022 with Shandhi Goulet officiating. There will be no formal visitation. Mr. Jones passed away on Saturday, July 23, 2022 in Richardson, Texas.

Gary was born on May 2, 1948 in Dallas, Texas to Cecil Audie Jones and Mary Lou (Hunt) Cook. He married Connie Davis in Garland, Texas on February 25, 1966. Gary retired from Frito Lay and while there had worked in multiple areas. He was also an oil derrick hand in his younger years. Gary will be remembered as an avid bass fisherman, his love for music and travel. He was strong in his convictions, loyal and fierce, he stood firm for the things that mattered. His family was everything, he gave his children and grandchildren their own experience to his favorite adventure location, instilled an appreciation for good music and great conversations. His presence will be missed but his memories will remain to share.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Connie; daughters, Kimberly Minor and Amy Grant; granddaughters, Shandhi M. Goulet (Shawn), Tethre Hanley (Neil), Chasidy Bell, Ashley Burrow (Donnie); grandsons, Jacob Chapin (MaKenzie), Trenton Chapin; great grandchildren, Adryan Canterbery, Randy Canterberry Jr., Zane Burrow, Casyan Bell, Xaron Bell, Miles Goulet; brothers, Ben Cook (Barbara), Bill Jones; mother-in-law, Margie Davis; sister-in-law, Marla Gaines.

Gary was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Katherine Rebecca Jones; grandson, Keynon James Carpenter Jr.; father-in-law, Henry Allen Davis; son-in-law, Larry Grant; grandson-in-law, Bryan Bell.

Memorial can be made to the Rocky Mountain Conservancy at rmconservancy.org.

Arrangements are under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.

The online register can be signed at www.murrayorwosky.com

 

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