The Memorial Service for Dick Jones will be 10:30am, Saturday September 25, 2021 at First Baptist Church of Ipswich; Pastor Dan Kuno officiating.
Richard ‘Dick’ E. Jones was born to Richard and Emma Uttenhove Jones on June 22, 1943 in Aberdeen, SD. He passed away at Sanford Aberdeen Medical Center on August 9, 2021 due to natural causes.
He lived in Ipswich SD, and attended school there. Some of his fond memories of growing up were living in a cooks train car and watching one of the first televisions through a downtown business window.
His favorite pastimes included car racing and spending time with his friends at the auto shop and the airplane hangar.
He married Faye Aman in 1967 and to their union came three children. His life’s occupation was a heavy equipment operator and served the Ipswich Fire department for many years.
Grateful for having shared Richard’s life are his wife; Faye, children; Holly, Dirk and Candace, along with six grandchildren; Madison, Justice, Marshall (Holly), Paxton (Dirk), Makayla, Genesis (Candace), and two great grandchildren; Paige and Paisley.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
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