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John David Jones
Apr 7, 2014 - Staff
John David Jones of Lander died on April 1, 2014, in the Lander Regional Hospital. He was born Aug. 11, 1936, at home in Conshohocken, Penn., to William and Peg Jones. He attended schools in Pennsylvania, and after graduating he entered the United States Army. After serving his country he worked for a short time as an auto mechanic and then entered into a lifetime plumbing career. John and his family moved to Wyoming in the early 1970's. After working as a plumber in Lander he opened his own plumbing business, Lander Plumbing. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and traveling locally. He is survived by significant other, Mona Payne; sons, Dean (Diane) DiJenno and William (Lisa) Jones; daughter, Hope (Carl) Christiansen; numerous grand-children; and great grand-children. Donations can be mailed directly to: Lander Pet Connection, PO Box 854, Lander, WY 82520. A Visitation was held at 10 a.m. Friday, April 4, 2014, in the Chapel of Mount Hope, Hudson's Funeral Home. The funeral service followed at 11 a.m., also in the Hudson's Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Mount Hope Cemetery in Lander. The online guestbook is available at HudsonsFuneralHome.com.