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Gaylord Jones

Gaylord Jones

Saturday, October 4th, 1941 Sunday, May 24th, 2020

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Obituary for Gaylord M. Jones Jr.

Gaylord Matthew Jones, Jr., age 78, of Bonner Springs, KS., passed away on May 24, 2020 at his home. In lieu of Flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care or the University of Kansas Cancer Center at Westwood.
Gaylord was born on Oct. 4, 1941 in Leavenworth, Kansas. He graduated from Bonner Springs High School in the class of 1959. He served in the US Army for two years. He then worked as a High Voltage Electrician at Fort Leavenworth for over 30 years. He married Donna (Johnson) in 1971 and she preceded him in death in 2009. He was also preceded in death by his parents Gaylord M. Jones, Sr. & Mary (Reichling) Jones, and one sister Patricia Yonker.
Survivors include his three children; Kelly Bland and husband Chuck of Lee’s Summit, MO., David Jones and wife Ronay, Mike Jones and wife Lisa all of Basehor, KS. One sister Linda Wilson and husband Marc of CA. Six grandchildren; Thomas Stidham and wife Jackie, Tyler Stidham, Christian Jones, McKenzie Jones, Rylee Jones & Gentry Jones. Two Great-Grandchildren Nicholas and Peyton Stidham.

The family feels it would be best to cancel the Celebration of Gaylord's Life that was planned in July because of the Covid resurgence. They want everyone to be safe and are thinking of planning a gathering sometime in the Spring.

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    Linwood Community Center
    302 Main St.
    LINWOOD, KS
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    The family feels it would be best to cancel the Celebration of Gaylord's Life that was planned in July because of the Covid resurgence. They want everyone to be safe and are thinking of planning a gathering sometime in the Spring.

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Gary L. Slick

I can remember vividly the first time I had the privilege of knowing Gaylord. We were freshmen at BSHS and practicing for the freshman football squad. This was in 1955. We became very good friends as a result of our participation on the practice field. I can remember of an instance where he was running the ball and I met him on defense and he got the best of me. I will never forget his response since it was a head on head tackle. He subsequently became a very good friend through the years. He was a very kind, respectful, and loyal friend. I have not seen him for over 60 years but the memories will live on. A wonderful human being!!
Dr. Gary L. Slick (Class of 1959).
Comment | Posted at 04:28pm via Condolence
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larry heslop

Is there such a thing as a cousin-in- law? More than that would be a friend. That"s the relationship I felt, Gaylord was easy to like. He could laugh and tell stories and set you at ease. That inner strength stayed with him until the end. You will be missed my friend.
Comment | Posted at 04:27pm via Condolence
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DeAnna Klamm

My condolences to the Jones family. The Linwood community was blessed by them. I remember them running the apartments and letting us kids play in the yard there and running us out of the apartments when we decided to run the stairs. Gaylord will be missed. Prayers to all of the family. Donald Brock and Martin & DeAnna Klamm and family.
Comment | Posted at 09:39am via Condolence
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Deanna Whelan, Amy and Troy Osborn

Gaylord was an amazing man. He was always supporting our small Linwood community and gave so much of his time to all the kids through baseball, wrestling and basketball. He loved his family and will be missed. Many prayers to the entire family.
Comment | Posted at 08:40pm via Condolence
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Al & Donna Knight

Sorry for the loss of your loved one. Miss him but also remember the good times.
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