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Obituaries

Obituaries

Richard O. "Rich" Jones 1946 - 2007 Lawrence

Funeral services for Richard O. "Rich" Jones, 60, Lawrence, will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. Interment will follow at Clinton Cemetery in Clinton.Mr. Jones died Saturday, June 23, 2007, in Kansas City, Mo., after a horse competition.He was born Nov. 20, 1946, in Hackensack, N.J., the son of Emyr Wyn and Mildred Thoms Jones. He was a 1970 graduate of Kansas University.Mr. Jones was a retired manager for the Western Extralite Co. of Kansas City, Mo. He managed offices in Lawrence and Topeka before his retirement.He was a member of the American Quarter Horse Association and the Kansas Horse Council.Survivors include two daughters, Casse Drummond, Shawnee, and Erika Devore, Kansas City, Mo.; his former wife, Glenna Jones, Lawrence; a brother, Ken, Poinciana, Fla.; a sister, Judith Greenzweight, Acworth, Ga.; a grandson; and a granddaughter. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the mortuary.The family suggests memorials to a charity of the donor's choice, sent in care of the mortuary.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Jones.