James D. Jones
James D. Jones, 82, of Fond du Lac, (aka: J.J., Jimmy, Jimmy Jones, Jonesy) came to know Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior in 1981 and was called home by Him on Tuesday, November 23,
2021 at Liberty House in Fond du Lac with family by his side.
He was born in Fond du Lac on February 27, 1939 to the late Arthur and Bergetta (Dittman) Jones. Jim married Jean Kramer on October 14, 1961 in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.
Jim was a graduate of L.P. Goodrich High School. He worked at Mercury Marine for 47 years as an In-process Painter. Jim received corporate recognition for a patented equipment modification which he designed.
He was an avid Golfer and a long-time member of the MercMarine Golf League, and a former Member of Rolling Meadows Golf Course. He was
Owner and Sole Proprietor of Jim’s Bicycle Repair.
Jim is survived by his wife, Jean; three (3) children, Lisa (Tim) Shell of Fond du Lac, Dale (Entela Baolli) of Worcester, MA and Christopher (Stacy) Jones of Gainesboro, TN; five (5) grandchildren, David (Toni) Shell, Megan Smith, Jared Jones of Boca Raton, FL, Jonah Jones of
South Grafton, MA, and Lane (fiancé Brooke Fryman) Evans; one (1) great granddaughter, Isabelle; several nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his aforementioned parents; and his siblings David Jones and Barbara Wallender, and their spouses, Anita Jones and Jeff Wallender.
Private family services are being held at Zacherl Funeral Home, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Calvary Bible Church, 70 E. Pioneer Road, Fond du Lac, WI 54935.
“The family extends their heartfelt gratitude to the caring staffs at Liberty House, Generations Hospice, and Hospice Home of Hope for their care and compassion given to Jim.”
Online condolences may be shared at www.zacherlfuneralhome.com