Kevin Jones


Kevin D. Jones, 52, of Columbus, died Monday, Dec. 21, 2015, at his home.

Kevin was born February 12, 1963, in Columbus, the son of Theodore A. and Betty L. Cheek Jones.

Kevin enjoyed being a storm chaser for the National Weather Service. He was an avid mushroom hunter and loved playing his drums and panning for gold. He also loved his cat, Rascal.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 28, 2015, at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home with Nick Hill officiating. Calling will be from 9:30 a.m. until service time Monday. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery.

Survivors include his son, Tyler (Sarah) Jones of Columbus; daughter, Amanda (Eric Davis) Jones of Seymour; brother, Steven R. (Lori) Jones of Richmond; sisters, Kimberly S. (Dan) Hedrick and Anita (Craig) Carter, both of Columbus; and grandchildren, Johnathyn Lewis, Jordyn Jones, AAliyah and Aniyah Jones.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Michael L. Jones.

You are invited to view his video tribute after 9:30 a.m. Monday, light a virtual candle and send a message to the family via the internet.