Olray Jones

Nov 14, 1939 - Oct 7, 2012

Olray Jones, 72, of Norwalk, died on Sunday, October 7, 2012, as a result of an automobile accident.
He was born Nov. 14, 1939, in Jacobs, Ky., son of the late Allie and Zada (Gilliam) Jones. Olray was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a retired employee of Pepperidge Farms.
He enjoyed going fishing, discussing politics, writing letters, and loving his dogs.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Renate G. (Eisner) Jones, whom he married Feb. 4, 1960; daughters, Tina (Arnie) Ruffing and Annei (Jerry) Jones; son, Mike Jones; grandchildren, Alexis Ringlein, Joey Ringlein, Jessica Jones, Dakota Jones, Tiffany Ruffing, Cheyanna Ruffing and Jessie Ruffing; great-grandchildren, Jayce and Paxton; sister, Corrinne (Alfred) Oney; brothers, C.L. Jones and Robert Jones; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers and sisters, Thurman Jones, Donald Jones, Emmitt Jones, Imogene Wright, Ruth Jones, and Danny in infancy; and best friends, Cotton, Big Foots and Cloie.
A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at Woodlawn Cemetery, Norwalk. Military honors will take place.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family. Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main St., Norwalk, is handling arrangements. Condolences may be shared at norwalkfuneral.com.