David Carl Jones

  • DIED: January 22, 2013
  • LOCATION: McLaughlin, South Dakota

Funeral services for David C. Jones, 55, of McLaughlin, SD, will be Monday, Jan. 28 at 12 Noon at St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church, Wakpala. Burial will follow at the church cemetery under the direction of Stout Family Funeral Home of Mobridge. Visitation will start at 6:00PM, Sunday, with prayer services at 7:00PM at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, McLaughlin. David entered the spirit world January 22, 2013 in McLaughlin. www.stoutfamilyfh.com

On January 20, 1958, David Carl Jones was born to Leonard & Lavora (Goodfur) Jones at their residence in Wakpala, SD.

David attended school in Wakpala at the age of 5. He then moved to the McLaughlin Public School graduating in 1976. In the fall of 1976 David attended college in Wahpeton, ND, going to school to be an auto mechanic. After returning home, David worked many jobs, Indian Action at Ft. Yates, a bus driver for Bear Soldier Headstart, at Bear Soldier Bingo and for Standing Rock Housing Maintenance. In David's earlier years he was studying to be a lay reader under St. Peter's Episcopal Church of McLaughlin.

Early after returning from Wahpeton, he was involved in a relationship withy Darlene Cadotte and to this union one son was born, Craig Raymond. In 1982 he met Katherine Susan Eagle and to this union four daughters were born, Cassandra, Lucy, Kim and Sarabeth. In 2001 David met Crystal Skinner and to this union two daughters were born, Kendall and Kendra.

In all of David's many years here on earth he did many odd-and-ends jobs working on furnaces, plumbing and preparing lawn mowers for the summer season. David always had a heart for helping people when needed. He always piddled around the house and made sure everything was secure.

David came from a very big family of 7 brothers and 4 sisters. He had many nieces and nephews and was proud of their accomplishments. He will be missed by all.

David is survived by his children, Craig R. Cadotte, Minot, ND, Cassandra R. Eagle, Bismarck, ND, Lucy K. Eagle, McLaughlin, SD, Kimberly S. Eagle, McLaughlin, SD, Sarabeth A. (Eagle) Taylor, Katy, TX, Kendall Skinner, McLaughlin, SD and Kendra Jones, McLaughlin, SD; brothers, Phillip (Kathy) Archambault, Portland, OR, Guy W. (Angela) Jones, Dayton, OH, Wilfred J. Jones, McLaughlin, SD and Wayne A. Jones, McLaughlin, SD; sisters, Nancy L. Jones, Dayton, OH, Twilla D. Jones, McLaughlin, SD, Katherine K. Martin, McLaughlin, SD and Lynnette R. Jones, McLaughlin, SD; Hunka brothers, Sonny (Chery) Hinsley, Kentucky, Mike Hoffa, Dayton, OH and Randy Madrano, Indiana; grandchildren, Mika Archambault, Elijah Eagle, Wamnionni Kills Crow, Leif Eagle, Izabella Alonzo and Harley Eagle.

Funeral Service
  • January 28, 2013
    12:00 PM
  • St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church
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