Born: 27 Aug 1947
Died: 27 Feb 2019
At the age of: 71
Children: Daniel, Dawnyl
Parents: Harold Aaron & Beth Renae Durfee Jones
Harold Devon Jones, a 71-year-old former Magic Valley resident, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, at his home in Yuma, Arizona.
Devon was born Aug. 27, 1947, in Brigham City, Utah, the son of Harold Aaron and Beth Renae Durfee Jones.
He received his education in Malta and graduated from Raft River High School in 1965; and subsequently completed his education at Idaho State University in Pocatello.
He married Sherral Harris, Oct. 24, 1967, in Burley. Together, they had two children, Daniel and Dawnyl. He worked at Raft River Rural Electric Co-op for 30 years and at the time of his retirement, he was a lineman superintendent.He loved the outdoors and his many pastimes included hunting, fishing, camping, 4-wheeling, golfing and flying model airplanes—which later turned to drones. Additionally, he enjoyed working and rebuilding old machinery and vehicles.
Devon in survived by his wife, Sherral; one son, Daniel (Monique) Jones of Burley; two grandsons, Dawson (Brenna) Jones and Cord Jones; a great-grandson, Daxton Jones; one daughter, Dawnyl Mason of Rock Springs, Wyoming; three granddaughters, Chansee (Justin) Russell, Kaylyn Mason and Reesa Mason; two great-granddaughters, Poppy Russell and Bloom Russell; two great-grandchildren soon to be born; his mother, Beth Jones of Malta; and his siblings, Geraldine Jones of Malad, Gary Ross (Roberta) Jones of Spring Creek, Nevada, and Annie (Kim) Bennett of Lund, Nevada.
He was preceded in death by his father, Harold Jones; brother, Ray Jones; and a nephew, Chad Ray Jones.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 8, at Rasmussen-Wilson Funeral Home, 1350 E. 16th St., in Burley, where friends may call one hour prior to the funeral.
Burial will follow at Valley Vu Cemetery in Malta.