Gary Lee Jones, 66, of LeRoy, passed away at 3:29 a.m. Monday (Oct. 22, 2018) at OSF HealthCare St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington, IL.


His funeral will be at 6 p.m. Friday at Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home, LeRoy. Pastor Bryan Tabb will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. The family requests that those attending dress casually. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Sandi Jones.

He was born July 29, 1952, in Bloomington, to John “Junior” and “Lois” Funden Jones. He married Sandi S. Bratcher July 21, 1973, in Bloomington. She survives in LeRoy, IL.


Also surviving are two daughters, Keisha (Scott) Tucker, LeRoy, and Gara McCormick, LeRoy; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Ed (Kathy Lowry) Jones, Bloomington, and Richard “Ticky” (Ginetta) Jones, Towanda.


Gary was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Bill Jones; and two nephews, Scott and Richie Jones.


Gary was a U.S. Army veteran and served during Vietnam from 1971-1973.


Gary was a plumber at Illinois Wesleyan University. He was a third degree Mason and a member of Bloomington Lodge 43.


Gary's family is proud that he was able to be an organ and tissue donor.

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