Marlin  Jones


Marlin "Red" Jones passed away at his home in Hartford Township shortly after noon on Monday, July 11, 2016. He was 86.
Marley was born June 20, 1930 in Hartford, the only child of Marlin and Minnie Stone Jones.
He was a 1948 graduate of Hartford High School, where he played baseball and basketball and ran track.
He retired as a co-owner with his wife of Jones Processing in Hartford. They started the business in 1963.
He was also employed as a meat cutter for Melonis' Market in Vernon and Wilson's Market in Orangeville many years ago.
Marley was a lifelong member of the Hartford Community Church, where he served as a deacon.
He was a member of the Hartford Masonic Lodge #19 F.&A.M.; a 32nd Degree Mason in Coudersport, Pa., and a member of the former Hartford Grange.
He enjoyed hunting, being outdoors and playing euchre with his friends.
He is survived by: his wife, Phyllis Pyle Jones, whom he married Jan. 10, 1951; a daughter, Marlys (Michael) Brajer of Hartford; two sons, Terry (Tina) Jones of Hartford and Mark (Becky) Jones of Audabon, Iowa; 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hartford Community Church, Box 38, Hartford, Ohio 44424.

Marlin "Red," 87, Hartford.
Calling hours: Per his request, there will be no visitation hours.
Service: Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 15, 2016, at the Hartford Community Church, 3312 State Route 7, Hartford, conducted by Rev. Gary Meikle.
Burial: Hartford Township Cemetery.
Arrangements were entrusted to the GALLOWAY-ONSTOTT FUNERAL HOME in Hartford.
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