In Memory of
Raymond B. Jones, Sr.


AVOCA-Raymond B. Jones, Sr., 72, of County Route 105, passed away unexpectedly late Monday afternoon (Sept. 7, 2015) at St. James Mercy Hospital in Hornell.
Born in Bath on Dec. 11, 1942, he was a son of the late Homer L. and Phyllis L. Scott Jones. Besides his parents, he was also predeceased by his first wife, Olive and his two stepdaughters, Christine and Sally.
Ray was employed as a truck driver for Covered Wagon Train in Hornell and enjoyed doing yard work and working with wood.
His loving family includes his wife of 23 years, the former Linda Craven, who he married in Newark, N.Y. on May 2, 1992; his granddaughter, Kristina Jones of Avoca; his five children, Raymond B. Jones, Jr. of Avoca, Angel (Louis) LaFrance of Delaware, Rhonda (William) LaFrance of Tennessee, Sandra (Mike) Knorr-Dennis of Cortland, N.Y. and Bonnie Sue Falbru of Newark, N.Y.; his two stepdaughters, Michele Gannett of Canandaigua, N.Y. and Misty (Shane) Dunham of Seneca Falls, N.Y.; also his many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and his brother, Randy (Jerrianne) Jones of Avoca.
The Avoca Funeral Home, 22 N. Main St. in Avoca is honored to serve the family of Raymond B. Jones, Jr.
There will be an hour of calling from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday (Sept. 12, 2015) at the Avoca Assembly of God Church, 11 Griswold St., Avoca where a funeral service will be held following the hour of calling at noon Saturday, with Pastor Sam Stetter officiating. Committal services and interment will follow at Valley View Cemetery, Avoca.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing may contribute in his memory to the Avoca Assembly of God Church, 11 Griswold St., Avoca, N.Y. 14809.
Bishop & Johnson Funeral Home, Inc.
285 Main St., Hornell, NY 14843
(607) 324-2700
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