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Donald W. Jones

KSAL StaffSeptember 21, 2018

Donald W. Jones, age 83, entered into rest on Friday, September 21, 2018 with Betty at his side at the Mt. Joseph Senior Village in Concordia, Kansas. He was born on July 29, 1935 to John Elbert and Frances Marie (Knocke) Jones.

Donald graduated from Concordia High School in 1953.

Donald served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He was honorably discharged.

Donald owned and operated his own carpentry and painting business in Concordia.

Donald was a member of the American Legion Post #76, Moose Lodge, Elks Lodge, Jaycees, and was secretary for his bowling league for many years all in Concordia.

His hobbies include, bowling, traveling, reading, watching TV, photography, gardening and flowers.

Survivors include his soul mate of 48 years, Betty Wallace, Concordia, KS.; daughter, Debbie Bartley (Fiance’-Anthony Martinez), Hesston, KS.; sister, Marilyn Regier (Mahlon), Wichita, KS.; brother, Gerald Jones (Carol), Concordia, KS.; 2 grandchildren, Casey Bartley (Deanna), Newton, KS.; Lindsey Koch (Paul), Council Bluffs, IA.; 4 great-grandchildren, Colten, Evelyn, Violet and Drennon.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be from 1-8 pm, Monday, September, 24, 2018 at the Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home, Concordia.

Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 25, 2018, with Pastor Bob Burns officiating.

Burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Concordia. Military honors will be conducted by the American Legion Post #76, Concordia, Kansas.

Memorial Contributions may be given to American Legion Post #76, Concordia, Kansas c/o Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent to

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