Larry K. Jones
July 11, 1952 – August 22, 2015
Larry K. Jones, 63, of Monroe, passed away Saturday August 22, 2015 unexpectedly in his home.
Larry was born July 11, 1952 in Detroit. He was the son of Leon A. and Ann (Kramer) Jones. He married Nancy Nugent June 13, 1982 at the Mary Martha Chapel at Greenfield Village.
He attended Henry Ford Community College and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Eastern Michigan University in 1976 and a master of Arts in Reading from EMU in 1982.
Larry started teaching third grade in 1979 at Jefferson Schools continuing to teach there until his retirement in 2014.
He enjoyed cars and was a member of the Water Wonderland Thunderbird Club. He also enjoyed gardening and working in the yard.
His greatest passions in life were his family and his students.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy of Monroe; two sons, Christopher (Abby Anderson) Jones of Minneapolis, Minnesota and Bryan Jones of Monroe.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
A Celebration of Life of Larry has been scheduled for April 15, 2016, from 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM at North Elementary School, 8281 North Dixie Highway in Newport, Michigan. A Memorial Service will take place at 5:30 PM during the Celebration.
Attendees are invited to prepare a memory/tribute on an 8.5” x 11′ sheet of paper to add to a memory book for the family. There will also be an opportunity to write one at the Celebration.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Larry Jones Scholarship for Jefferson Graduating Seniors. Checks should be made payable to Nancy Jones, Benefit Larry K. Jones. The account is at KeyBank, 1535 N. Telegraph Rd., Monroe, MI 48162.
Online condolences may be sent through www.ruppfuneralhomeinc.com.