Chad R. JonesSeptember 30, 1975 ~ December 26, 2017 (age 42)
Chad Richard Jones, age 42, of Cresco, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at Evans Memorial Home.
Chad was born in Rochester, MN, on September 30, 1975, to Steven Jones & Laura (Swenson) Lynch. In 1994, Chad graduated from Fillmore Central High School in Harmony, where he was a heavy weight wrestler. On August 19, 1995, Chad married Heidi Bly in Greenleafton, MN. Together they had two children, Dominique and Alexis, and later divorced. He was engaged to Rebecca Miland and together they had two sons, Dakota and Dallas. They later separated.
Chad enjoyed reading books by Louis L’Amour, farming for David Hovey, listening to AC/DC, working on cars, and riding motorcycles. He would take his children “dumpster diving” and they would collect cans for money. He also sold scrap metal in LeRoy, MN. Chad loved outdoor activities such as camping in his popup camper, horseback riding, and swimming at Rifle Hill quarry & Forreston quarry. He also enjoyed 3 wheeling with his kids and would give his grandpa rides. Chad loved to socialize and visit with people, had a fondness of Avon perfume bottles, and his love for Mountain Dew and peanut M&Ms. He will be remembered for his good nature and ability to make those around him smile
Chad is survived by his children, Dominique (Kayla Felten) Jones of LeRoy, MN and their daughter, Sophia, Alexis Jones of Ostrander, MN, Dakota and Dallas Jones of Spring Valley, MN; his parents, Laura (Dave) Lynch of Waucoma, IA and Steven Jones of Harmony, MN; his brother, Jeromy (Brandy Carpenter) Jones of Prairie du Chen, WI; his sister, Terra (Shawn) Smith of Ham Lake, MN; his nieces and nephew, Britney, Adrianna, and Anthony of Prairie du Chen, WI; many aunts and uncles; and his longtime friend, BG Snyder of Greenleafton.
Chad was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Stanley and Ramona Swenson, and his paternal grandparents, Gerald “Casey” and Velma Jones.