Lester Lenord Jones, 75, of Big Springs, WV passed away on Sunday, August 23, 2020, at his home after an extended illness. He was born September 25, 1944, in Big Springs, a son of the late Stella (Wilcox) and John "Pearl" Jones.|
Lester worked at Ames Company of Parkersburg WV and retired with 33 years of service. He established his own business of Jones Archery to fulfill the love he had for archery. He spent countless hours with his family and friends traveling all over the United States to pursue his dreams. Lester enjoyed hunting, playing horseshoes, pool, and corn hole.
Lester and his wife Jean of 57 years, along with friends and family had a continuous love for music and enjoyed playing through the years. He also had a love for drag racing earning numerous deserving titles. He and his wife Jean traveled a lot and played a dedicated role in there childrens and many other childrens lives through sports and nurturing.
He is survived by three brothers, Harry "MAC" Jones, Hershel Jones, and Danny (Tammie) Jones all of Big Springs; his two sons, Adam (Sheila) Jones Richard "Cotton" Jones and one stepdaughter Tammie (Danny) Jones all of Big Springs; six grandchildren, Tiffany (Nickolas) Garrett of Vine Grove KY, Shannon Jones of Parkersburg WV, Britany (Justin) Ashley of Lore City OH, Adam "Andrew" Jones of Big Springs, Lance and Brandi Jones of Harrisville WV; Nine great-grandchildren, Myah, Sydni, Ella, Paige, Audrey, Jackson, Creed, Harley, and Ben. Countless nieces, nephews, other family members, friends, and his wifes church family.
In addition to his parents, Lester was preceded in death by his wife by just three days; two brothers, James "Bub" Jones of Pullman WV, Ivan Jones of Big Springs; four sisters, Ada Billy of Cleveland OH, Betty Able of Big Springs, Maxine Goodnight of McFarlan, WV and Gracie Ayers of Smithville WV.
Per Lester's request, a celebration of life will be held Saturday, August 29, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. at his home he shared with his wife at 9983 North Calhoun Hwy, Big Springs WV with Rev. Ken Heiney officiating. Everyone is welcome to attend. Stump Funeral Home & Cremation, Inc., Grantsville WV is assisting the Jones family with Lester's arrangements.
Donations may be made to Prosperity Baptist Church, 844 Leading Creek Rd. Big Springs, WV 26137 in honor and memory of he and his wife Jean Jones.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.stumpfuneralhomes.com