James D. “J.D.” Jones, age 85 of Nashville, passed away, Tuesday, January 27, 2015 in Nashville. He was born July 15, 1929 in Mineral Springs, Arkansas to the late Fred D. and Willie James Jones. He was a building contractor and carpenter. Mr. Jones was Church of Christ. He loved deer hunting, cooking, love making things and loved to whittle wood. He loved gardening. He and his great grandchildren would go to the garden, so they could pick vegetables to take home with them. He also loved playing a fierce game of dominos with his daughter, Suzanne, his great grandson, Andrew and his great granddaughter, Anastasia. He was a 32 Degree Mason, being a 50 year member of Caddo Lodge # 179 in Shreveport, Louisiana. He also was a Shriner. He loved his entire family, spending all the time he could with his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Preceding him in death beside his parents were 2 sons, James David Jones, Jr., and Jimmy Ray Jones. His granddaughter, Amy Peebles, and a brother William Fred Jones.
His survivors include his daughter, Suzanne and husband Dr. Sam Peebles of Nashville
1 brother, Victor Jones of Houston, Texas
2 grandchildren, Damon Jones Peebles and wife Michelle of Nashville
Samuel Peebles, Jr. and fiancée Amanda Fronobarger of Chandler, Arizona
4 great grandchildren, Kaden Peebles, Breanna Peebles, Andrew Peebles and Anastasia Quinney.
A host of other family and friends.
Masonic Rites will be held Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 11 am. at Nashville Funeral Home. The family will receive friends on Friday night from 6 to 8 pm at Nashville Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.
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