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William J. Jones

March 12, 1939 ~ January 31, 2022 (age 82)

Obituary

William J. Jones, 82, of Villa Grove passed away on Monday, January 31, 2022 at his residence.

Bill was born on March 12, 1939 in Tuscola to William and Isabelle (Davis).  He married Lois Robinson on December 10, 1967 in Tolono.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Lois Jones; two children, Phillip (Sara) Jones and Jane (Doug) Pickett; four grandchildren, Susie Pickett, Sam Pickett, Will Jones, and Jack Jones; and one brother, Thomas (Becky) Jones.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two twin sons, Joseph and Jackson Jones; one daughter, Susan Jones; and one brother, John Jones. 

Bill was on the Camargo Township Library Board, School Board of Education, Chamber of Commerce, member of the Villa Grove Rotary, Masonic Lodge, Crime Stoppers, Ham Radio Club, Nifty Fifties, Experimental Aircraft Association, and spent 58 years in dental practice (1964-2022).  He was also an avid railroad enthusiast and a small plane pilot.

A visitation will be held from 12pm – 2pm on Sunday, February 6, 2022 at the Villa Grove United Methodist Church.  The funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. at the church the same day with Pastor Duane Piercy officiating.  Burial will follow at the Villa Grove Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the Camargo Township Library.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of William, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Sunday
February 6, 2022

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
United Methodist Church
302 2nd Street
Villa Grove, IL 61956

Funeral Service
Sunday
February 6, 2022

3:00 PM
United Methodist Church
302 2nd Street
Villa Grove, IL 61956

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