Richard LaMar Jones

Richard LaMar Jones

Richard LaMar Jones

Richard LaMar Jones, 64, passed away June 14, 2016. He was born October 6, 1951 in Milford, Utah to Richard Leon Jones and Audra Bradshaw Jones. He was born the youngest child and was adored by his entire family.

LaMar graduated from Milford High School in 1969. He then entered the Utah National Guard where he served for 6 years. He married his high school sweetheart Karen Marie Pipher in 1970.

He worked as a Millwright for many years but considered his work at Caliente Youth Center as his real calling in life. He was a mentor to so many and affected the lives of all those around him.

He was a strong and faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He was always sharing his testimony and believed there were tender mercies in his life. He served in many callings, but loved working with the youth the most.

He loved fishing, hunting and being in any mountains, especially the Beavers. He was a dutch oven master and loved sharing these skills with others. He always had the best stories to tell that had everyone laughing and also the kind of spiritual stories that would bring you to tears. He was humble, smart, kind, selfless and one of the funniest people you would ever meet. He was a spiritual giant and a great example to those he knew. He was faithful to the end and looking forward to seeing his sweet parents and siblings again. He knew there would be a loving reunion in Heaven.

He is survived by his children, Richard LaMar Jones Jr of Cedar City, Ut; AnaLisa (Bryan) Jackson of Caliente, Nv; and Chelsea (Nick) Holt of Washington, Ut; 7 Grandchildren; 1 Brother & 3 Sisters.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Richard Leon Jones & Audra Bradshaw Jones; his brother Donald Jones & sister Sally Jones Short.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 18, 2016 at 10 a.m. at the Caliente LDS Chapel in Caliente, Nevada. Interment will take place at the Caliente, Nevada Cemetery.

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  1. Matthew (Matt) McMahon says:

    I recall LeMar that I share several hunting trips in Nevada and Arizona. He was an honorable and a good man. I was privileged to have known him. I am so sorry that he is now gone. His family should be assured of his place in eternity.

  2. Chastity Weinberg says:

    I grew up in CYC, I remember Mr. Jones and how much he helped me. I remember our hiking trips,and how he would hide a cooler at the top before taking us out. He was one of my favorite staff members. In my 20’s I kept contact for a little while. Life happened and I moved to Michigan and started a family. I wanted to tell Mr. Jones how well my life had turned out, and am very sad to find he has passed.
    Thank you for changing my life Mr. Jones. I will forever be greatful!
    Chastity Bird

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