Age 87, passed away on Thursday, May 2, 2013. He was born April 7, 1926, in McCrory, Arkansas, to Charles and Vera Jones. He married Bette on May 25, 1946, Vancouver, Washington. Casey was a construction millwright and carpenter most of his life. He helped build the original I-5 bridges between Canyonville and Roseburg. He built, overhauled, and maintained lumber mills and plants all over the Northwest. When he had free time he loved to do wood working in his shop. He and Bette went fishing and camping and love to go to Arizona in the winter. Casey did a lot of hunting in his younger years and has bragging rights to a Boone and Crocket Registry with his 4 point Mule deer. He was a Mason and belonged to the Masonic Lodge in Riddle. He was a Scout Master and volunteer fireman in Canyonville for many years. He was always willing to help anyone with anything. Casey is preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Bette Jones; his parents, Charles and Vera Jones; and four brothers. Casey is survived by his sons: Doyle (Sharon) Jones; Dean (Merry) Jones; daughters: Kathy (Randy) Richardson; Karen (Ron) Phillips; grandchildren: Nicole Slay; Garrett (Shana) Slay; Ryan (Stephanie) Phillips; Danya (Larry) Page; Taylor Jones and Blaine Barthholomew; great-grandchildren: Makena Slay; Austin and Jace Page; Casen and Caleb Phillips; Zoey and Amaya Slay. He will be greatly missed and was loved by all that knew him. A grave side services will be held on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Roseburg Memorial Gardens.
Lynnwood ‘Casey’ F. Jones
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