Erner Jones, 1942-2017
Erner Jones Jr., 74, of Sherwood passed away January 14, 2017. He was born May 7, 1942 in Little Rock, Ark. to the late Dr. Erner Jones and Mary Virginia Jones.
He is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Joan Jones; a son, Bret Jones (Gigi) of Colorado; daughters, Christy Wagner (Rodney) of Cabot, Lori Peterson (Kurt) of Colorado and Kelly Crowson (Jay) of Little Rock. He was deeply loved by his four grandchildren, Kenzie, Dylan, Hannah and Katelyn. He is also survived by his brother, Phelps Jones (Trish) of Texas, sister, Marti Hampton (Hal) of Little Rock, along with many other relatives and countless friends.
Erner enjoyed a 40 year career at Acme Brick Company. Through the connections he made in the building industry, he became passionately involved and served for many years as a member of the National Homebuilders Associations of Greater Little Rock and Faulkner County where he held many offices and received numerous awards.
His life passions included hunting, fishing and retreating to his favorite get away – the cabin on Big Island. He was also an active member of Parkhill Baptist Church.
Visitation services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at Griffin Leggett Rest Hills Funeral Home, 7724 Landers Rd., North Little Rock, with the funeral services immediately following at 2 p.m. Interment will follow at Rest Hills Memorial Park. Donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Please share your memories of Erner with his family at www.griffinleggettresthills.com.