Russell J. Jones Jr. age 51 of Canton, Ohio passed away Sunday afternoon, June 16, 2002 in Aultman Hosptal following a brief illness. Born in Newark, Ohio, April 4, 1951, he lived most of his life in the Canton area and was currently employed by MRDD. He was a veteran of the Vietnam Conflict, having served in the United States Army, and was preceded in death by two brothers, Aisa Jones and Rodney Jones.
Survivors include his wife, Dawn Jones of the home to whom he was married 14 years, three children, Melissa Jones of the home, Jeff Jones of Kansas City, KS., and Brian Jones of Lima, Ohio, his mother and stepfather, Angelina and Harold Speck of Newark, Oh., his father, Russell Jack Jones Sr., his brother, James Speck, two sisters, Terry Hartley and Tina Dalzell all of Newark, Oh. There are three grandchildren, several nieces and nephews also surviving.
Funeral Services will be conducted Thursday 1:00 P.M. in the Reed Funeral Home with Rev. Nelson Pamer officiating. Burial will be in Warstler Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home Wednesday 6:00 - 9:00 P.M.