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Obituary for Mr. Phillip Royce Jones

December 17, 2020
Murray, Kentucky

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Mr. Phillip Royce Jones, age 72, of Murray, Kentucky, died on, Thursday, December 17, 2020, at the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House in Murray, Kentucky.

Mr. Jones was born May 11, 1948 in Mayfield, Kentucky to the late Fred and Violet Thomas Jones. Mr. Jones was a retired Probation & Parole officer in Mayfield, Kentucky, he owned and operated Jones General Store in Farmington, Kentucky, was a salesman for Howard D. Happy and a Physical Therapist Assistant with Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Kentucky and in Dover, Tennessee. He served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. He earned a BS in Criminal Justice from Murray State University and an Associate degree in Physical Therapy Assisting from Paducah Community College.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Roger Jones and Dick Jones.
Survivors include his wife, Nancy Wendt Jones of Murray, Kentucky; son, Christopher Jones and wife Kennette of Murray, Kentucky; three sisters, Suzanne Jones of Owensboro, Kentucky, Mary Lynn Rue and husband John of Florida, Shelia Tepe and husband Mike of Ohio; two brothers, Joe Jones and Brenda of Florida and Rus Jones of Indiana; two grandsons, Trent and Trice Jones of Murray, Kentucky.
Private Graveside services with full military honors will be held 11:00 a.m., Monday, December 21, 2020 at the Murray City Cemetery. Steven Hunter will officiate, and burial will follow. No public visitation will be held.
Expressions of sympathy may go to the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House, 803 Poplar St. Murray, Kentucky 42071.
J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services is in charge of arrangements.

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    Murray, KY 42071

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