Peacefully and surrounded by his wife, children and siblings, Joseph Wayne Jones passed away on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at the age of 70.
Born in Mobile, Alabama, he was educated at McGill Institute and the University of South Alabama with graduate studies at the University of Southern Mississippi. He had a successful career in medical sales and made his home in Daphne for the last 34 years.
Wayne loved to travel, particularly to Ireland, Williamsburg, and the mountains. A die-hard Bama fan, he loved all sports, fishing, Mobile Bay, and any activities with his grandchildren. Passionate for all animals, he loved his Yorkie, Lily best. In retirement, he volunteered at Thomas Outpatient Surgery, greeting, and communicating with patients and their families.
He was also active at Christ the King Catholic Church, particularly promoting and supporting priestly vocations.
Preceded in death by his father, Clarence Joseph Jones, Wayne is survived by his wife of 34 years, Carole; his children, Lindsey Holley (Ben), Brennan Jones (Laurie) and Bryant Jones (Keri); grandchildren, Paige Holley and Ryan Holley, Mac Jones, Taylor Godwin and Thomas Godwin, Brighton Jones and Ian Jones; his mother, Mildred Winslow Jones; siblings, Mark Jones (Anita) and Donna Tirpak (Garrett); beloved nieces and nephews; the mother of his children, Julie Jones, as well as numerous special relatives and friends.
A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday August 29, 2020 at Christ the King Catholic Church at 11:00 am with visitation at 10:00 am. Interment will be immediately following Mass at Belforest Catholic Cemetery. The funeral Mass for Wayne Jones will be live streamed for viewing at ctkdaphne.org. beginning at 10:50 am.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Christ the King Vocations Ministry or the Christ the King Building Fund, 715 College Avenue, Daphne, AL 36526.
Expressions of condolence for the family may be made at www.hughesfh.com. Hughes Funeral Home, 26209 Pollard Road, Daphne, AL, is handling service arrangements for the family.