Donald Eugene Jones, 70, of Charlotte passed away on September 6, 2021 at his residence. He was born on May 2, 1951 to the late Claude and Mable Jean Jones. Donald was a U.S. Army Veteran. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He loved being a grandfather and served his title from daylight to dark. Donald was also an avid fisherman and worked as a locksmith owning his own shop for many years.
Survivors include his wife, Martha F. Jones; son, Daniel W. Jones and wife Mindy; daughters, Donna Jones and Melissa Hayward and husband Jessie; sisters, Linda Gibson and Judy Carrigan; grandchildren, Matthew, Ashlyn, Ethan (his best buddy); and one great grandchild on the way.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, 12:00 noon, at Benson Funeral & Cremation Services of Mount Holly with Pastor Sherman Branch officiating. The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM prior to the service. Interment will follow the services at Salisbury National Cemetery with military honors, 501 Statesville Blvd.
Salisbury, NC 28144.
Because of viral shedding concerns, the family requests COVID-19 vaccinated individuals not to attend the services.
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