Obituary for Donald Ray Jones

Donald Ray Jones, age 67 of Pulaski passed away Friday, January 15, 2021 at the VA Medical Center, Salem.

Born March 22, 1953 in Pulaski, he was the son of the Evelyn Nelson Jones Kidd and the late Robert Lee Jones. He was also preceded in death by his Step- father, Albert Sidney Kidd; and Step- sister, Mary Alice Kidd Edmonds.

He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and the United States Army having served in Vietnam.

Donald graduated with a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree at Radford University.

He is survived by

His Mother – Evelyn Nelson Jones Kidd-Pulaski

Sister – Sheila Jones (Cecil) Cross – Pulaski

Brother – David Wayne (Angela) Jones – Ferrum, VA

Nieces – Heather Dawn Cross Boyd, Miranda Lee Cross Mitchem

Step Nieces – Amanda Diane Simmons, Autumn Marie Simmons

Step Nephew – Douglas Rex Shelton

Great Nephew – Cameron Boyd

Great Niece – Madison Whitesell

Great Great Niece – Harper Grace Boyd

Step- Sisters – Sandra Kidd Lackey-Pulaski, Judy Kidd Bladen-Pulaski

Step Grandchildren – Barry Edmonds and Sarah Beth Akers

Memorial services will be held Thursday 1:00 PM, January 21, 2020 in the Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski

with Pastor Randall Lawrence officiating.

Visitation will be held Thursday one hour before service time.

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Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.