David Nelson Jones, age 29, of Comanche died Monday afternoon from injuries received in an automobile accident near Pettit.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday at the Broken Bronc Cowboy Church with Pastor Bobby Davis and John Jones officiating. Burial will follow in the Oakwood Cemetery in Hamilton under the direction of Heartland Funeral Home of Comanche. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.
A meal for the family will be served prior to the service at the church.
He was born Oct. 10, 1978, in Rosenburg, the son of David Nelson Jones and Dixie Ramirez Jones. He attended schools in Comanche and later married Stephanie Burdette in Comanche on Oct. 5, 2007. He worked for Jones Drilling in Proctor and was a self-employed wrecker as well, which he enjoyed very much. He was a member of the Broken Bronc Cowboy Church, which he helped to build. He had lived in Comanche most of his life.
He is survived by his wife, Stephanie of Comanche; a son, Ace Jones of the home; his father and step-mother, David and Connie Jones of Proctor; his mother, Dixie Evans of Clovis, N.M.; his grandmothers, Miriam Ramirez of Portales, N.M., and Evelyn Whitmire of Hamilton; two brothers, Chance Jones of Proctor and Jody Lawson and wife Wendy of Cranfills Gap; his sister, Jennifer Thompson and husband Shane of Bedford; and a niece and nephew, Ethan and Lavanna. Numerous aunts, uncles and cousins also survive.
He is also survived by his “Best Friend,” Clyde, his beloved dog whom he loved and trusted greatly.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Eli Jones; and his grandfather, Cletus Whitmire.
Friends are invited to sign the guest book at www.heartlandfuneral