November 29, 2022
David Alan Jones, of Ashland, Kentucky, passed away peacefully in his home on Sunday, November 27th, surrounded by his family. David was born on March 25th, 1940 in Logan, WV, a son of the late R. C. and Cledoth Edmondson Jones. David was the husband of Laura Linda Lazear Jones for 63 years and was owner and president of R. C. Jones Company and Leon Coal Company. He was a graduate of Ashland High School, a member of Bellefonte Presbyterian Church where he served as deacon, El Hasa Shrine, and an active member of both the Elks Club and Rotary Club.
He was preceded in death, in addition to his parents, by three brothers - Ralph, Wesley, and
He is survived by a son, David Andrew (Donna) Jones of Ashland, Ky and their children Evan and Logan Jones of Lexington, two daughters Ann (Kathy) Jones of Lexington, Ky and Laura (Rob) Herfel of Sparta, Ky and their children Garrison, David, and Elizabeth Herfel of Sparta, Ky, as well as a host of friends.
A visitation will be held at Lazear Funeral Home on Thursday, 12/1, from 12pm - 1pm, followed by a private service held at the Jones Farm. In lieu of flowers, donation may be made in David’s name to Ashland Community Kitchen at 2516 Carter Ave, Ashland, Ky 41101.