Joe Ronald Jones, 76, of Athens, died Monday, April 24, 2017, at his residence.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, April 27, 2017, at Spry Funeral Home Chapel with Dwight Ridinger, Joey Curtis and Bobby Pepper officiating, burial at Athens City Cemetery, visitation is from noon until 2 p.m. Thursday at Spry Funeral Home.
Mr. Jones was born July 17, 1940, in Birmingham, Alabama. He was a member of Seven Mile Post Road Church of Christ, a U.S. Navy veteran, he was retired from U.S. Postal Service, a former women's softball coach and an avid Vanderbilt University football fan.
Survivors: Wife: Joyce Jones of Athens, Sons: Johnny Jones of Athens and Ronnie Jones of Athens, Daughter: Sandy Jones of Athens, Grandchildren: Ariel Shaffer, Chelsey Perry and Jonathan Jones, Great-Grandson: Oliver Perry.
Pallbearers will be Tracy Miller, Greg Pepper, Randy Pepper, Steve Todd, Rick Todd, Jason Todd and Trent Shaffer.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Limestone County.
Published on April 25, 2017