Edward Floyd “Buck” Jones, 95, passed away Wednesday, June 8, 2022.
Visitation will be Saturday, June 11,2022 from 10-11 a.m. at Pinkard Funeral Home, Russellville. His funeral will be at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Kenneth Bond officiating. Burial will be in Dempsey Cemetery.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Christine Jones; parents, Moss and Nellie Jones; son-in-law, Billy C. Fuller, Sr.; son, Jimmy Jones; sisters, Jesse Kent and Josie Thorne and brothers-in-law, Warren Kent and Troy Thorne.
He is survived by his children, Linda Fuller and Roger Jones (LaDonna); grandchildren, Billy C. Fuller, Jr. (Christine), John Fuller, Melissa Grissom (David), Heath Jones (Tiffany), Eric Fuller (Hayley), Tamira Edwards and Cory Jones; 10 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Johnny Jones, Jerry McDonald, Billy C. Fuller, Jr., David Grissom, Eric Fuller and Cory Jones.
Buck was a member of James Chapel Baptist Church. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II in the Pacific Ocean Theater. He obtained the rank of sergeant and received a Bronze Star in the South Philippines. Buck worked as a farmer, Yuke truck driver at the Shook and Fletcher mines and as a car salesman. He served on the Franklin Electric Board of Directors for 40 years. We will all miss Pa Buck and his old war stories.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to Russellville Health Care.
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