Donald E. “Monte” Jones II – Fairfield
Donald E. “Monte” Jones II, 51, of Fairfield, died at 5:39pm on Saturday, May 14, 2022, at his home. He had worked as a team leader, along with other positions at Airtex Products for 15 years.
Donald was born on January 28, 1971, in Fairfield, IL, to Donald E Jones and Shelia (Elliott) Jones.In 1999, he married Martha (McKean) Jones, who preceded him in death in February, 2014.
Donald was a veteran of the United States Army and Marines. He served in the Army for two years before moving to the Marines for another three years. Donald was an avid collector and had multiple interests, like pro wrestling. He was a huge Star Wars fan, and, also collected electronic games and gaming systems. He was an online gamer and had many online friends from all over the world.
Survivors include a brother Chad (Karisa) Jones of Evansville, IN, a sister-in-law Vicki King of Fairfield, and his aunt Brenda Anders of Fairfield, along with several cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Martha Jones, and his maternal grandfather Ralph Elliott.
Per the family’s request, Donald’s body has been cremated. A graveside service will be held at 1pm on Friday, May 27th at the Richland Cemetery in Boyleston, IL. Family and friends are asked to go directly to the cemetery. The Johnson and Vaughn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Condolences can be made to the family at www.facebook.com/johnsonvaughnfuneralhome