Nov. 7, 2017
MUSCATINE - Lee Roy Jones, 87, of Muscatine, passed away on Tuesday, November, 7, 2017, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 11, 2017, at the Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services with Rev. Darryl Erickson officiating. Entombment will be held at the Muscatine Memorial Park Cemetery Community Garden Mausoleum. Visitation for Lee Roy will be 4-7 p.m. Friday, November 10, 2017, at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to the Spring Valley Bible Camp in Lee Roy’s name. Sympathy notes may be left for the family at www.lewisfuneralhomes.com.
Lee Roy Jones was born on December 10, 1929, in Columbus Junction, Iowa, the son of Roy Evans Ellsworth and Lula Anna (Connor) Jones. On February 26, 1960, Lee Roy was united in marriage to Dorothy Marilyn Lippens in Rock Island, Illinois. He graduated in a class of four from Grandview High School and was employed at International Harvester Farmall for 33 years. Lee Roy’s greatest sadness came at the loss of his daughter, Marsha, when she was 29 years of age in a vehicular accident.
Lee Roy is survived and lovingly remembered by his wife, Dorothy of Muscatine; son, Robert Lee Jones and wife, Penny of Muscatine; daughter, Lisa Smock and husband, Rod of Muscatine; grandchildren, Monica Horchem, Jessica Jones, Joshua Jones and his wife, Megan, Kayla Carlsten and her husband, Jeremy, Matthew Calvert, Brody Smock and his wife, Melissa, and Rory Smock; 11 great-grandchildren; and five nieces and nephews.
Lee Roy was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Marsha M. Young; and brother, Charles Jones.