Leigh A. Jones

Leigh Jones

Leigh A. Jones

Leigh A. Jones (86) went home to be with the Lord on April 25th 2018. He was born on April 15, 1932 in Mankato, MN.

He started going “steady” with his wife to be (Pat) when they were sophomores in high school. They were married August 8, 1954 after he graduated from the University of Minnesota.

He is survived by his 5 children; Steven (Lisa), Jeff (Deena), Cindy Pippin (Dwayne), Vicki Robinson (Dmitri) and Karen Gabbard (Rodney). 13 grandchildren; Cory Jones, Dylan Jones (Jessica), Scott Jones, Tabetha Frost (Robert), Devyn Partin (Jacob), Evan Robinson (Stephanie), Ty Robinson (Danielle), Jay Robinson (Sarah), Kim Quiles (Adam), Lukas Gabbard, Griffin Gabbard, Dawson Gabbard and Jeremiah Pippin and 9 great grandchildren; Kinley Frost, Harlow Frost, Declan Frost, Wesley Partin, Gavin Partin, Ethan Robinson, Mikah Robinson, Malachi Robinson and Evelyn Rose Robinson.

Leigh moved his family to Berea in 1964 when he accepted a position as Controller at Berea College. After working there for 32 years, he retired in 1996 as Vice President of Business and Finance.

Leigh lived a very full and active life which included many trips to Hilton Head Island with family and friends. He also enjoyed playing tennis, racquetball and snow skiing. He was a man of strong faith and a member at Berea Baptist Church for 20 years. While a member there, he served on the Financial Committee and volunteered in the Food Closet.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, April 29 at 2:00 p.m. at Berea Baptist Church. Davis & Powell Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Memorial Donations may be made to Berea Baptist Church, 310 Chestnut St., or Hospice Care of Berea, 208 Kidd Dr. Berea, Ky, 40403.

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