Jonathan Michael Jones
August 26, 1973 - January 6, 2023
Jonathan Michael Jones, age 49 and a resident of Baton Rouge passed away Friday night January 6, 2023. He was a former longtime resident of Franklinton and a member of the Class of 1991 at Franklinton High School. Jonathan worked off shore in the petroleum industry for many years as a driller and tool-pusher, most recently for Moncla Drilling Operations. He was talented in performing home maintenance like electrical or plumbing, or any job that needed fixing. Jonathan loved fishing, hunting and the outdoors. He enjoyed deer and dove hunting as well as spending time fishing creeks and rivers all throughout the area, places where he could commune with God’s beautiful nature. Jonathan was always a friendly person quick to lend a helping hand to family and friends in need and he will be missed by all that knew him best.
Survived by: Son: Christian Nathan Jones and his mother Wanda Bankston Jones both of Franklinton; Mother: Charlotte “Sherry” Jones of Baton Rouge; Aunts and An Uncle: Carolyn and Sal Scimemi of Baton Rouge, Marlene Tannehill of Oak Grove, Pat Jones; Also numerous cousins and friends
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, who helped raise him, Steve and Mamie Jones and an uncle Robert Jones.
Visitation will be at Crain Funeral Home Saturday January 14th from 12:00 pm until 2:00 pm. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel at 2:00 pm Saturday with Rev. Leroy McElveen officiating. Burial will follow in the Tyson Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Gary Thompson, Greg Holmes, Alex Sumrall, Jeff George, Dale McDonald, Tony Reeves