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Obituary - David Jones

Article Date: 
20 December, 2013 (All day)

David Michael Jones, 58, passed away Friday, Dec. 13, 2013.
He was born June 9, 1955, in Ogden, Utah, the son of David Rollie and Shirley Louise Anderson Jones.
Dave married his high school sweetheart and best friend Vicki Lea Crase on Jan. 25, 1975, in Ogden, Utah.  Their marriage was later solemnized in the Ogden LDS Temple.
He owned and operated Dave Jones Masonry and was known as “Deacon Jones.”   Dave had served as a volunteer firefighter for Mt. Green and also on the masonry board at the OATC.
Dave was an active member of the LDS Church and served faithfully and lovingly in many callings.
He enjoyed golfing, riding his Harley, fishing, building his “Lake House,” Lake Powell and having dinner with the dinner group for the last 26 years.  Dave was a handy man, great mechanic, played a mean hand of cards and enjoyed grilling and eating a good steak.    
Dave lived his life for his family and loved spending time with them.  He was very proud of his children and grandchildren.     
Surviving are his wife Vicki, Mt. Green; sons, David (Katie), Layton; Derek (Molly), Layton; daughters, Becky (Jamie) Spens, Enterprise; Bridget (Shawn) Tesch, Mt. Green; Brooke (Nick) Chournos, Morgan; 15 grandchildren, Parker, Khloe, Kaycee, Brock, Coy, Cambry, Beau, Cade, Tyson, Felicitee, Taitley, Gage, Jace, Reese, Lizzie; sisters, Kathy Thorstensen, twin sister Debbie (Craig) Sorensen, Shirley (Jeff Anthon) Kirshaw; and in-laws, Kenneth and Joyce Crase.
Preceded in death by his parents.      
We are all honored to have had such a great man in our lives, although it was a short time. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.  The world lost a gentle giant.  We love you and will see you again.
Funeral services were held Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. at 11 a.m. at the Highlands Ward Chapel, 5378 W. Old Highway Road, Mt. Green.  Friends visited family Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Lindquist’s Layton Mortuary, 1867 No. Fairfield Road and Thursday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the church.  Interment, Mt. Green Cemetery.   
In lieu of flowers family suggests donations be made to someone in need.
Condolences may be shared at www.lindquistmortuary.com