Carl David Jones Sr.

Published 4:09 pm Monday, January 18, 2016

Mr. Carl David Jones Sr., 73, of Davie Academy Road, Mocksville, died Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016, at Glenn A. Kiser Hospice House in Salisbury.

He was born April 20, 1942 in Davie County to the late Carl Rabon and Mildred Louise Blackwelder Jones. He was a member of Thomasville Church of Christ. He had been the commissioner of youth baseball in Richmond County and was on the board of directors Mocksville-Davie American Legion Baseball. His passion was baseball but he also loved woodworking and fishing and was a fan of N.C. State University. He would go out of his way to make a child smile.

Survivors: his wife, Linda Prather Jones of the home; 2 children, David Jones Jr. (Millie) of Benson and Linda Gail Jones Hamilton of Four Oaks; a brother, Cal Jones (Linda) of Gatlinburg, Tenn.; 3 grandchildren, Morgan Ferrell, Olivia Rishel and Justin Hamilton; a great-grandchild, Wren Rishel; and 2 honorary grandchildren, Ethan and Katlyn McCoy.

A funeral service was to be conducted at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 20 at Jericho Church of Christ with Jim Pharr officiating. The family was to receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service.

Memorials: Mocksville-Davie American Legion Baseball, PO Box 1001, Mocksville; or Southeast Institute of Biblical Studies, 6612 Beaver Ridge Road, Knoxville, TN 37931.