Mr. Roderick Mittchell Jones, age 36, of Madison, Indiana, and the son of Ricky and Verna A. (Sandoval) Jones, was born on July 22, 1983, in Fort Defiance, Arizona. On May 23, 2014, he was united in marriage to the former Jennifer Leininger in Prescott, Arizona. They lived in Prescott for many years before moving to Madison on March 7, 2020. Roderick was an arborist and had worked at Clifty Garden Center for the last two months. He loved to go camping and enjoyed barbecuing, grilling, fishing, and hunting. Mr. Jones passed away on Friday, June 5, 2020 at the Jewish Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.
His life will be cherished by his wife of six years, Jennifer of Madison; his children: Abele Jones and Gabriel Jones; his step daughter, Savannah Lashley; his parents, Ricky and Verna Jones; his brothers: Ricky Jones Jr., of Prescott and Tristin Jones, of South Jordan, Utah; his grandmother, Juanita Sandoval of Klagetoh, Arizona; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, James A. and Evelyn Mae (Sam) Jones, and his maternal grandfather, David Sandoval.
Memorial services will be held at 3:00 PM Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Vail Chapel, on Madison's hilltop. Friends and family may call at the Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Vail Chapel from 2:00 PM until the time of service on Tuesday.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Roderick Jones Memorial Fund. Contributions may be made at Lytle Welty Funeral Homes or below.
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