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James Morris Jones

James Morris Jones, 91, of Amarillo, Texas passed away on May 24, 2023.

The family will have Celebration of Life at his home, 5120 Lawrence Blvd., on Saturday, June 3


, 2023, from 12-4 pm.

James was born in St. Louis, Missouri on February 27, 1932, and was raised in Amarillo, Texas. He relocated to Redmond, Washington, where he lived and worked as a Plumber until 1984. He married his wife Mary Rigsby in 1955 but was widowed in 1971 with two sons, James and Thomas.  While in Bellevue, Washington he met his second wife, Sharon Jones, and they were married for 51 years.

Upon retirement in 1984, they moved to Amarillo, Texas, the childhood home of James, where they spent the next 26 years.

James volunteered at Amarillo Senior Citizens Association (25 years), and was President of the Association at one time, he enjoyed playing bingo and cards with his fellow seniors.

He also volunteered with the Amarillo Police Department, where he worked as handicap patrol officer and supervisor (18 years).

He enjoyed RV’ing and traveling around the US with his wife. Having cruised to various places on 10 different occasions and had a cruise scheduled for Iceland before his death.

He is survived by his children James Morris and Thomas Jones.
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