September 22, 2018

William Vaughn Jones

Died Oct. 8, 2017


William Vaughn Jones, 77, of Standish passed away Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017.

He was born April 27, 1940, to the late William Lee and Mary (Skinner) Jones in Flint. He graduated from Clio High School in 1958. William married the former Beverly McNiel March 26, 1960, in Flint. He worked for Buick City in Flint as a foreman. William served his country by serving in the U.S. Navy.

William is survived by his four daughters, Dana (Roy) Cole, Melinda (Robert Skuta) Jones, Kimberly (Harry) Nelson and Wendy (Todd) Rahn. He is also survived by grandchildren, Shane Jones, Brett Jones, Vaughn Kowalczyk, Melissa Hickey, Mark Kowalczyk, Jill Kowalczyk, Jennifer Pickvet, Jacob Nelson, Lindsay Kandal, Kalub Rahn, Miles Rahn and Emily Rahn; and 12 great-grandchildren. William is survived by one brother, Gerald Jones; and special nephew and niece, Elwin and Shirley West.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Rose Marie Jones; grandson, Guy Kowalczyk; two sisters, Betty McLeod and Dana West; and two brothers, Allen Jones and Spike Jones.

Memorial service will be Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, at 3 p.m. at the Lee-Ramsay Funeral Home Standish Chapel. According to William’s wishes, cremation has taken place. Inurnment will take place at Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly, where full military honors will be bestowed. The family will greet family and friends Saturday, Oct. 21, from noon until time of service at 3 p.m. at the funeral home.


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