William Clayton “Bill” Jones Sr., 71, Hoisington, died Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, at Via Christi Hospital St. Francis, Wichita.
He was born Dec. 1, 1946, in Denver to Ernest Warren and Ula Jean (Shannon) Jones. He was a 1965 graduate of Hoisington High School and a longtime resident of Hoisington, retiring in 2011.
He married Shirley L. Kisner on May 17, 1969, in Hoisington. She preceded him in death Feb. 25, 2012.
Survivors include two sons, Will C. Jones Jr. and companion, Jennifer, Great Bend, and Shannon E. Jones and wife, Stephanie, Claflin; a daughter, Becci L. Starkey and husband, Jess, Hoisington; five grandchildren, Seth Jones, Sawyer Starkey, Jessica Starkey, Taylor Jones, and Madison Jones; and a great-grandson, Aiden Smith.
He was preceded in death by his parents and an infant son, James D. Jones.
Service will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home Chapel, Hoisington; burial in St. John Catholic Cemetery.
Friends may call from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday with family to receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m., Sunday and from 9 a.m. until time of service Monday, both at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to Golden Belt Humane Society or American Diabetes Association in care of the funeral home.