Harold L. Jones, 78, St. Joseph, Missouri died Saturday, January 18, 2014 at Heartland Regional Medical Center.
He was born February 23, 1935 to Ethel Eugenia Ball in Osceola, Missouri.
He graduated from Savannah High School in 1953 and worked at the Missouri State Hospital as an engineer, where he later retired.
Harold married Susan Lewis on September 6, 1963. She survives of the home.
He was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, VFW Post 1668 and Knights of Columbus.
He had a passion for all seasons of sports, and never missed a game or practice for his children and grandchildren.
Mr. Jones was preceded in death by his mother; and sister, Capitola Giseburt.
Additional Survivors: daughter, Lisa Jones, St. Joseph, Missouri; son, LTC David Jones (Becky), St. Joseph, Missouri; grandchildren, Alexander Giffin (Elizabeth), Amelia Scalise, Brycen Jones, Noah, Samuel, Alli and Sarah Jones; great-grandson, Landon Giffin; brothers, Floyd (Pat) Jones, Norman (Marilyn) Jones and Bill (Vicki) Jones; sister, Mary (Dean) Rethemeyer; and an abundance of nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian Burial: 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, St. Patrick Catholic Church. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. Parish Rosary 6:00 P.M. Tuesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. The family will receive friends 6:30 to 8:00 P.M. Tuesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Flowers are appreciated and for those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to St. Patrick Catholic Church.