Kurtis L. Jones

Born: Sun., Aug. 19, 1962
Died: Sun., Aug. 12, 2012

Celebration of Life

5:00 PM Sun., Aug. 19, 2012
Location: Jones' Home

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Kurtis L. Jones, 49, of Frankfort, died on Sunday, August 12, 2012, at his home.

He was born August 19, 1962, in Frankfort, the son of Roger and Bettie (Wilson) Jones.  His father survives.

Kurtis married the former Tracy Smart; she survives.

He worked as a certifed welder for Cannam Steel in Lafayette, IN for 10 years and was a member of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union.  Kurtis was a volunteer firefighhter in Clarks Hill.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with family and friends.

Also surviving are his paternal grandmother, Mary Donaho; step father, Clarence Stoddard; son, Bobby Jones; daughter, Alisha Smart; brother, Jeffrey Jones; sister, Rhonda Jones; two grandchildren, Pryce Minnix and Makynzie Minnix; two uncles, Walt Wilson, Jr., and Kent Wilson; four nephews, Jeffrey, Jr., Jimmy and Troy Jones and Lee Spencer; and two neices, Bettie Ann and Whitney Rene Jones.

He is preceded in death by his mother, maternal grandmother, Virginia Wilson; and paternal grandfather, Vestal Jones.

A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, August 19, 2012, at 5 pm at his home at 908 W. Barner St., Frankfort.

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Erica & John Baber
   Posted Thu August 16, 2012
Kurt was a great person who would always make you laugh. He was the best uncle to Jeffrey,he was always there for him in times of need. He will deeply be missed by any ones life he touched. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family through your great loss.

Brent Smith
   Posted Thu August 16, 2012
Kurt I'm going to miss you buddy never got too spend much time with years just went to fast. But one day soon we are going to see each other again in Heaven. Just think know more pain or sickness that's wonderful and wearing a robe of white and walking down those street of Gold with your Mom ,Grand maw. another you never got to know here. Well I love you friend hope to see you soon!

Cheri R. Weaver/Hitch
   Posted Thu August 16, 2012
Kurt, you and your family has always been a big part of my childhood memories. I am so happy that I was able to spend those last few days,visiting with you. After not seeing you for 10 years or more,then to run into you,Tracy & Jeff at the Dollar General,was ,in my eyes, The good Lords way,of giving me the opportunity to visit with you and reminisce about the good old days,when we were kids... Thank you for making me feel at home at your place,funny how we just picked up where we left off...like we never lost contact. And, Thank you Jesus for allowing me the precious time with him. I would also like to say to Jeff and Rhonda, My heart goes out to you two, I cant imagine the pain in your hearts. I hope soon,the two of you will find comfort in the fact,that Kurt is no longer tied down with his cumbersome body,full of sickness. He now walks with the good Lord,and is in the best company anyone can be in,plus, He's with his mother now... Baby boy done finally found his way home. God Bless everyone of you,in your time of grief. I will always be here for you two...never forget that. Keep Kurt alive in your hearts,in your conversations and such. He will visit you in your dreams..cherish them... For that's all we have now,share them his loved ones,to help fill the void that they feel in their hearts. And..most importantly... Always remember your brother for the wonderful,loving,and character he was,Kurt could always make me not smile, but laugh! Love you Kurt! Hopefully I'll see you on the other side...Bring your momma with ya! I loved her too!

Scott McCollum
   Posted Fri August 17, 2012
Psalm 23:4 - Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.

As God had separated us from the past to find our way in life and to our savior Jesus Christ I hope and pray that someday we all will see Kurt again. May Gods love fill your hearts during this time.

Ronald Thomas
   Posted Fri August 17, 2012
No one celebrated life more than Kurt Jones. We will miss you Bro. You are #1 heart breaker and continue to be. Travel on my friend.


Shane Miller
   Posted Fri August 17, 2012
I wish to offer my most heartfelt condolence during this time, i know it is always difficult to have such a loss, i as you know had not had much contact with Kurt, but he was and always will be, one of the best friends a man can ever hope for.
My prayers and thoughts are with you all and we can rest at ease, knowing he loved every one and he is looking down smiling at the family he loved and friends he blessed with his presence...god bless you all

   Posted Fri August 17, 2012
jeff iAM glad Kurt has Jesus as his Lord and savior --we will be with him again for ever ,uncle Kent -love you Kurt.

Debora Baker Gunnels
   Posted Sat August 18, 2012
Kurt, we never were blood relatives, but in my heart, you were and are always, family, my cousin-I will always remember you as a quiet, but sweet little boy coming out to our house in Antioch with you mom and my Uncle Clarence. I will always have fond memories of our young and wild days-running the town, living fast, and doin what we did. I will always miss the friend I had in our last years, the talks we had, the problems we saw thru. So glad you found God, and that you are finally at peace, so grateful that I will see you again in heaven. My heart goes out to my dear friend Tracy, you know I love you both. And my prayers for all of you-Uncle Clarence (he loved you); Jeff, you were so very important in his life; Rhonda, he loved you well too. Prayers for peace and comfort to you all, and my love.

   Posted Tue August 21, 2012
We lived, laughed, fought our enemies and sometimes one another. Your laughing outlook on life made me smile also.

I am looking forward to seeing you again in a better place, where all the pain of this life isn''t even remembered.
Rest in peace. Prayers are with family.

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