Richard William "Buck" Jones, Sr.

Born: Fri., Aug. 9, 1940
Died: Sun., Nov. 24, 2019


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Fri., Nov. 29, 2019
Location: Donald B Thompson Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Sat., Nov. 30, 2019
Location: Donald B Thompson

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Richard William "Buck" Jones Sr., 79, of Frederick died Sunday November 24, 2019 at Frederick Health. He was the long time beloved partner of Barb Myers of Biglerville, PA. Born in Frederick on August 9, 1940 he was a son of the late Albert William and Eloise Brandenburg Jones. He was employed as an electronics technician with COMSAT in Clarksburg until his retirement. He was a member of Post 3285, Frederick, was an avid fisherman, bowler and golfer. He coached Little League, Babe Ruth and American Legion baseball and loved going to his grandkids games. He also served his country in the US Army from 1960 to 1965.

Surviving besides his long time partner are two children Bill Jones and wife Winona of Walkersville, Kim Wood and husband Brian of Ijamsville, three grandchildren Tyler Jones and wife Nikole of Frederick, Spc Zach Jones and wife Aaran of Honolulu, HI, and Luke Wood of Ijamsville, one brother John Jones and wife Sharon, two sisters Judy Kinna and husband Jack, Mary Ellen Summers and husband Bill of Frederick.

The family will receive friends on Friday November 29 from 6 to 8 PM at the Donald B. Thompson Funeral Home, 31 E. Main St., Middletown. Funeral services will be held 11 AM on Saturday November 30 from the Funeral Home. Rev. Karen Grossnickle will officiate. Interment will be made in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Middletown.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Post 3285 Frederick, 5901 Old National Pike, Frederick, MD 21702.

Pallbearers will be: Tyler Jones, Spc Zach Jones, John Jones, Brian Wood, Bill Summers, Jack Kinna

Honorary pallbearer will be Luke Wood.

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Randy Whitby
   Posted Thu November 28, 2019
We will sorely miss you my friend. Thank you for all you've done for youth baseball. May the Lord grant you Eternal rest and let perpetual light shine upon you. R.I.P. Comrade

Ronald Kuenzli
   Posted Sun December 01, 2019
Great guy. I worked with Buck at COMSAT labs for many years and enjoyed playing softball and generally hanging out at restaurants and bars. RIP, Buck.
Ron Kuenzli

John Phipps
   Posted Sun December 15, 2019
I worked with Buck at Comsat along with Ron. He was a great guy and passed all too soon.

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