Rodney Jones, 64, passed away Thursday, March 9, 2017, at the VA Hospital in Houston, TX. He was born July 13, 1952, in Lufkin, but grew up in La Marque, graduating from La Marque High School with the class of 1970. Rodney served in the US Air Force during the Vietnam War and went on to a career as a heavy equipment operator for many years. He spent the past seven years in East Texas helping his dad run the family farm. Rodney loved animals of all kinds. He also loved music and sports and was always a good athlete. Golfing was a favorite pastime. Rodney also enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, especially Debbie and Nick Wooley and Steve and Michelle Farrow.
Rodney was preceded in death by his mother, Lou Jean; brother, Gary Jones; and sister, Karla Mochman.
He is survived by his father, Hubert Jones, of Zavalla, TX; sister, Theresa St. Marie and husband, Fred, of Galveston; brother-in-law, Johnny Mochman; and several nieces and nephews.
Per his wishes, Rodney was cremated and no services were held.