DeWayne Maxwell  Jones

DeWayne Maxwell Jones

1949 - 2018

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Obituary of DeWayne Maxwell Jones

DeWayne Maxwell Jones, 69, of Essexville, passed away on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at McLaren Bay Region.  Wayne was born in Phoenix, AZ on January 22, 1949, the son of the late John J. and Melva M. (Mahaffy) Jones. He proudly served our country in the U.S. Marine Corps. While working at General Motors, he met the former Marlene Martell. After their first date, they were married five months later on May 19, 1973. Throught life, Wayne was known for his love of hunting and fishing and truly loved time spent at his cabin in Atlanta.  He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of 45 years, Marlene and their son, Shawn Joseph Jones. Also surviving are his siblings, Marvin Jones, Robert (Julia) Jones, Betty Jackson, Judy Kosecki, Anita Wood, Linda (Denny) Huber; sisters-in-law, Susan (John) Dufresne, Roseane (Kevin) Holsinger, Roxane McCarron, Christine (Dan) Wieland, along with many nieces, nephews, and friends.  In addition to his parents, Wayne was preceded in death by his in-laws, Deloris (William) McCarron and Bruce Martell.  Wayne's family will be present to receive visitors on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM and again on Thursday, May 31, 2018 from 12:00 Noon until Wayne's 1:00 PM Life Celebration at Skorupski Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 955 N. Pine Rd., Hampton Twp. A reception will follow in The Wesley Room at Skorupski's, with interment following in St. Patrick Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to the wishes of the family. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family online at www.skorupskis.com.