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Truman Guy Jones

May 16, 1942 ~ May 12, 2020 (age 77)


Truman Guy Jones, aka “Red”

May 16, 1942 – May 12, 2020

Truman, a Vietnam Veteran, went to meet his maker on May 12, 2020.  He lived a long and fruitful life.  He enjoyed doing handy work around his home, working on cars, meandering about with his pals, watching old western tv shows and Boise State Football.  He also enjoyed playing poker but his  favorite was a round of dominos with a double 15 deck, Truman vs Joe.

Truman is survived by his sister Bertha L. Ortega; his nephew & nieces Dean Jones, Felicia Cordova (Joe Cordova), Sherrie Ortega (Antonio Rivota), and Stacey Jones-Hileman; his great grand-nephews & nieces John “RJ” Manzanares II, Cole Jones, Ashley and JJ Southard, Michaela and Kelly Aoyama, Anastasia Manzanares and Josh DeSantiago, Haylee Hileman, and Kaleb Hileman and great-great grand nephews & nieces Jesslyn Molina, Alyssa Aoyama, Erika Molina, Mykah Manzanares, Jaylynn Aoyama, Alyanah DeSantiago, Hoshea DeSantiago, Charlett DeSantiago, and McKinnley Hileman. Truman is preceded in death by his parents Everette & Ruth Jones, his brother William “Bill” Jones, and his sister Mary Traylor.

Private funeral services will be held at Holt Funeral Home 806 Macon, Canon City, CO on Monday May 18, 2020, 12:30 pm. Due to the social distancing the funeral services can be viewed via live stream at search Holt Funeral Live Stream Truman Jones.

Following the services, Truman will be transported to the Greenmount Cemetery in Durango, Colorado where he will be laid to rest the next morning Tuesday, May 19, 2020, 10:00 am.

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