US Marine Corps

Roy Allen Jones

April 19, 1949 ~ January 10, 2024 (age 74) 74 Years Old

Roy Jones Obituary



  Roy Allen Jones, 74, of Shelbyville, passed away Wednesday January 10, 2024 at Willows in Greensburg, IN.

  He was born April 19, 1949 in Rushville, IN. to Mintford Jones and Elsie (Dixon) Jones.

  He served in the United States Marines.

  Roy worked at Williams Industrial in screen printing before he retired.

  Roy admired the Beatles.  He was a supporter and an avid I.U. basketball fan and a true fan of Jeff Gordon.  Roy never missed an Indy 500 race, that was one of his favorite things to do.

Roy is survived by his daughter, Shannon Ginn; his granddaughter, Alexandria Ginn and his sister, Linda Sullivan; his niece; his great-niece and a longtime friend, Tim Simerly.

  He was preceded in death by his parents; 9 brothers and 4 sisters.

  Visitation will be Thursday, January 18, 2024 from noon to 2 p.m. at Murphy-Parks Funeral Service, 703 S. Harrison Street, Shelbyville, IN 46176.

A graveside services will follow at Center Cemetery, 9112 N. 50 W., Knightstown, IN. 46148 with military rites conducted.

   Funeral Directors, Greg Parks, Sheila Parks, Stuart Parks, and Darin Schutt are honored to serve Roy’s family.

  Memorial contributions may be given to Parkinson’s Foundation, 200 SE 1St, Ste 800, Miami, FL. 33131 or American Heart Association, P.O. Box 840692, Dallas TX., 75284-0692 or VA Medical Center, c/o of Voluntary Services (135), Canandaigua, New York, 14424, in care Murphy-Parks Funeral Services.

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January 18, 2024

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Murphy - Parks Funeral Service (S. Harrison Street, Shelbyville)


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