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David Jones

April 9, 1950 — March 16, 2016

David L. Jones, 65, of rural Princeton died on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at Perry Memorial Hospital, Princeton.  Funeral services will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 19th at Stackhouse-Moore Funeral & Cremation Services, 339 E. Chestnut St., Sheffield.  Rev. Jane Courtright will officiate.  Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home in Sheffield.  After the services cremation rites will be accorded and interment will be at a later date in Elm Lawn Cemetery, Princeton.  Memorials may be made to his family.

David was born April 9, 1950 in Washington, D.C. the son of Charles H. and Maribeth E. “Betty” (Hull) Jones. David married Lynetta Sifford on Jan. 22, 1971 in Princeton, IL.  She survives.  David had worked many years at Covenant Children’s Home and then had worked at Wal-Mart Distribution Center until retiring in 2014.  David enjoyed camping and golfing and especially loved his time with his grandchildren and his dogs.

Survivors include his wife Lynetta; daughter, Tracey (Myron) Klinefelter, Princeton; grandchildren, Chase, Kelsey, and Mackenzy; and his aunt, Patsy Wheelock, Geneseo.  He was preceded in death by his parents and several aunts and uncles.

Condolences may be expressed by visiting David’s obituary at

Charitable donations may be made to:

David Jones Family
C/O Lynetta Jones 3050 Bedford Dr., Princeton IL 61356

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