Ronald Jones

A photo of Ronald Jones


Charing Cross United Church
Saturday November 25, 2023
11:00 a.m.


Blenheim Community Funeral Home
Friday November 24, 2023
3:00 - 7:00 p.m.

With heavy hearts we announce the sudden passing of Ronald Wilfred Jones on Sunday November 19, 2023 at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, at the age of 82.  Ron was the son of the late Wilfred and Josephine (DeLaet) Jones and son-in-law of the late Charles & Ella Walker.

He will be lovingly remembered by his wife and best friend Patricia “Pat” (Walker) Jones.  Loving father of Jackie Woods (Rob), Sherry Sonneveld (Wayne) and Ron Jr (Lori).  Proud grandfather and #1 fan of eight grandchildren whom he adored; Jake Howes, Jordan Howes (Alisha), Kurtis, Kaitlin and Korinne Sonneveld and Megan, Cassie and Ronni-Lynn Jones.  Great-Papa to Oliver and Arya Howes.

He was the brother of Ruby Rutter, late Roy (surviving Edna) Jones and the late Bob Jones.  He was a brother-in-law of Jeanne (late Kaye) Osborne and the late Gwen (late Jim) Jenkins.  He will be remembered fondly by long time friends Marian & Fred Osmon, Nancy McIlroy and Theo & Lia VanAsten.

Ron retired from the Gates Rubber Company in 2001 and was a former employee of the Motor Wheel Corporation and Canada Dominion Sugar.

Family and friends are invited to the Blenheim Community Funeral Home for visitation on Friday November 24, 2023 from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m.  A Funeral Service for Ron conducted by Pastor Bill Terris will be held in the Charing Cross United Church on Saturday November 25, 2023 at 11:00 a.m.  A private family interment will take place in Pardoville Union Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Charing Cross United Church Memorial Fund or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.

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I want to extend my sincerest condolences to the entire Jones' family. Sherry and I were great friends in our school days and her home/parents were always very welcoming to me. Know I am thinking of you all and sending you so much love. Jane

I am sosorry tolearn of Ron's passing, Pat, and would like to pass along my condolences to you and your family. Rest in Peace, Ron, and treasure your memories, Pat and family. Betty (Mosey) Tetreault

Dear Pat and family. We were sorry to hear of Ron's death. You are in our thoughts and prayers as you grieve the loss of Ron. We had lots of good times with you and Ron at Motor Wheel functions. Lots of good memories. Take care.

Dear Pat and Family, We are so very sorry to hear of Ron’s passing. May those years of special memories help you through your loss. Love Robert and Karen Herman

Sherry, Wayne and family. So very sorry for your loss. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. Shelley Sonneveld

My deepest sympathy to Sherry and her family during this difficult time.

Ron Lori, and family: We are sorry to hear about your Dad’s passing. Sending our deepest condolences to all of your, during this difficult time. May he peacefully rest. Prayers and thoughts sent your way. 🙏. Charlie and Barb Cowell

I’m sorry to hear of uncle Butch’s passing. You all are in my prayers. Andrea and Lawrence

Sincere condolences Pat, Sherry, Jackie and Ron Jr. and families 🙏 May God comfort you all through the troubling times now and ahead 🙏

To Pat and family my condolences on Ron's sudden passing. I met Ron at the arena when I was Kurtis's hockey coach. He loved watching the grandkids. I would often see Pat and Ron in the Tim Hortons and would stop and chat. Ron was just a friendly, easy going person and he will be missed.

My sincere sympathy to all the family. Blessings to all.

Deepest condolences to Pat,Jackie,Sherry and Ron jr. We worked with Ron over the years, will be missed. Pat & Dan Bond

Sherry, Wayne and family. Sherry sad to hear that you have had to said goodbye to the first man you loved… your dad. Thankful that you and your family have had him for so many years investing time into you and Wayne as well as loving his grandchildren well. I’m sure your Mum and siblings feel the same. May your memories, stories and photos help you to remember him well. Sincerely Ruth Moerman

Pat and family, Allan and I were sorry to hear of Ron's passing. We were lucky to have him as a neighbour for almost 50 years. Wishing you comfort in the coming days and may your memories of him make those days some easier.

So sorry to hear of Ron’s passing and hope all your precious memories will bring you comfort and peace. I have known “Butch” since childhood days and have fond memories of him. May he Rest In Peace.

Pat, our most sincere condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.

We are very sorry for your loss and wish you Peace and Comfort in all your Special memories.

Pat and Family, Ron was such a quiet gentlemen. Wherever you seen Pat and Ron togeather they looked so happy to be togeather. Pat you have lost your soul mate but all those wonderful memories will stay close in your heart forever. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers. Sally & Lloyd Thompson

Our deepest sympathy to you Pat and all your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this very difficult time. Hugs to all of you!

My late husband, John and I, had many a get together at Tim Horton's with Ron and Pat. It was always such a pleasure to have a conversation with them, they were so easy to talk to and we had a lot in common.

Our Thoughts and Prayers are with you Pat, and all your family at this time. Cherish your memories, and may the Holy Spirit comfort you all in the coming days.

Sherry and family, We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Jenny and Alain

I’m sorry to hear of uncle Butch’s passing my thoughts and prayers are with you all . Rob and Gloria

Dear Pat & Family So sorry to hear Ron's passing cherished memories will be with you forever and help to comfort you at this difficult time

I send my sincere condolences during this time of sorrow. The Bible promises that your love one will live again on a beautiful paradise earth when death will be no more. (John 5:28, 29; Revelation 21:4)

Paul and I wish to share our deepest condolences to Pat and the family. We pray for God's comfort and peace at this difficult time. You are all loved by your amazing community and church family. "May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all." 2 Cor. 13:14

Dear Pat and family, Sorry to hear of Ron. Sending my deepest sympathy to you.Cheryl A (Franken) Clark.

Ron & Lori, and all your family: We are so sorry to learn of the passing of your family patriarch. May your many memories comfort you, and may God grant you peace now and in the days ahead. Holding you close at heart. Myra & Don and Shayna

Pat and family. So sorry for your loss. I remember talking to Ron at the picnic. That will be my special memory. Hopefully yours will help you through this difficult time❤️

We send our condolences to Ron & Lori and family in the loss of your Dad, our prayers are with you all. We pray God will send his angel' s to comfort you and surround you in his arms and bring you peace.

Pat and family: Our thoughts and prayers are with you in the passing of Ron

Dear Aunt Pat, Jackie,Sherry, Ronnie and your entire family We are so very sorry to hear of Uncle Ron’s passing. Our deepest and most heartfelt condolences to each of you…

Pat and family, It’s okay, not to be okay. Loosing a husband/ father/ family member is like loosing a piece of yourself. Nothing can replace Ron, but fond memories can cut through the darkness, like rays of sunshine. Cherish those special memories.💓

Ron, Lori & girls .. my sincerest sympathy to all of you in the passing of your Dad & Grandfather. It is never easy to lose a close family member, but he will never be gone as he will live in your heart and memories forever. God has him in his house now and he will now watch over you from there. Please know I will keep all of you in my thoughts & prayers at this difficult time. In friendship, Catherine Chavis 💕

Ron and Lori, Cassie, Megan and Ronnie, our thoughts and prayers are with each of you. My you find strength and peace in the coming days. May the peace of Christ be with each of you 🙏

Our sincere condolences Ron & Lori and family on the passing of your dad, Ron. Sorry for your loss. Dave&Tanya Nooyen

Sincere condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with yous.🙏

Ron .Lori and the Jones Family: No words we could say will ease the pain of your loss right noe. But know you are in our thoughts and prayers Don and Maureen DeBaene