Harold (Doug) Jones, father | Rome Daily Sentinel


Harold (Doug) Jones, Sr., from Rome, NY, went to be with our Lord, Jesus Christ on Monday, November 29, 2021.

He was born on May 9, 1942 in Ava, NY, the son of the late Clayton and Jesse (Miner) Jones. He was drafted into the Navy in his youth and worked diligently as a carpenter, including in the Union.

He had a passion for boating and fishing, spending many days on Delta Lake with his family. He also enjoyed RVing, which allowed him to travel to Nebraska to pick up his grandson, Matthew.

Although having limitations (due to COPD) in pursuing the many dreams he had, he courageously fought to wake up each day to live, to make the most of them, thanking God for what he had. had. It was, I believe, his gift.

On November 19, 1966, he married Nancy A. Bingham. He is survived by his three children, Wendi Jones, Doug Jones, Jr. and Douglas Leitenberger (of Germany); and grandchildren, Matthew Jones, Justin Jones and Alyssa Jones.

He is also survived by three sisters, Adeline (Jones) Bishopp, Gladys (Jones) Smith and Neda (Jones) Bauer; and two brothers, Emery Jones and Warren Jones. He was predeceased by Marian (Jones) Premo, Edith Jones, Millicent Jones, Robert Jones, Frances Jones, Catherine Jones O’Neil and Alice (Jones) Henley.

Doug’s family would like to thank his caregiver, Alisa Arno-Butts, for her wonderful care and compassion.

Family and friends are invited to call Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, Inc., 418 N. George St., Rome, Saturday, December 4, from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Pastor Ned Paquette will share his thoughts and prayers at the end of the visit. hours. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

You can light a candle, send a sympathy message, and read the obituary at www.nunnandharper.com.

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