Raymond (Ray) Richard Jones, age 88, died December 16, 1990.

He was born May 25, 1902 in West Jordan, Utah to Henry Thomas and Alice Steadman Jones. Married Elsie Ella Wasmere in Salt Lake City, Utah on August 15, 1921. Elsie preceded him in death October 18, 1974. He married Bernice Olson in West Jordan, Utah on February 14, 1976. Ray was a member of the LDS Church and had served on the West Jordan Town Board. He enjoyed farming in West Jordan and loved the spend the winters in Phoenix, Arizona. Ray loved and respected his family, earning their admiration and love in return.Survivors: wife, Bernice; children, Mrs. Mack (LaVerla) Bateman, Idaho Falls, Idaho; Mrs. Keith (Melva) Powell, Thayne, Wyoming; Merlin H. Jones and his wife, Vondelee, West Jordan; LaMar Jones and his wife, Vicky, Pendleton, Oregon; 15 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; brother, Melvin Jones, West Jordan; step-daughter, Mrs. Kent (Melba) Rast, Centerville, Utah; also four step grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 20, 1990, at 1 p.m. in the Goff Mortuary, 8090 South State, Midvale, where friends may call Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. and Thursday one hour prior to services. Interment, South Jordan City Cemetery.

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