Douglas Dwayne Jones, 48, of San Angelo passed from this life into eternity on January 31, 2024.
Douglas was born on November 19, 1975, in Abilene, Texas to Lee Roy and Linda Jones, who preceded him in death.
As a young boy, he enjoyed fishing with his parents, playing football and baseball, along with camping. He grew up in Abilene, but moved to Colorado City for his high school years, graduating in 1994. He moved to San Angelo shortly after high school and started working in landscaping. He worked hard and became an amazing landscaper under Neal Aylor.
He met and fell in love with Christy the Summer of 2000 and they were soon married on September 1, 2001. After a wonderful honeymoon in Washington State, the couple lived in San Angelo and bought their first home together. They were blessed with five amazing children, Emily, Brett, Fletcher, Gavin and Holden. Psalms 127:3-4 says, children are a heritage from the Lord, offspring a reward from Him. Like arrows in the hands of a warrior are children born in one’s youth. Blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them. If you knew Doug, you knew about his family, he was very proud of each one of them. He was the best husband and dad to his little tribe.
In March 2017, his dream of running his own company came true when he started Jones Southern Scapes, LLC with his wife. When Doug took care of your lawn, you weren’t just a client, you became a friend and many are more like family. He taught his children the value of hard work and the value of a dollar as they worked Summers alongside him.
When he was not hard at work, he was being the best involved dad ever from coaching his children’s flag football and basketball teams to cheering them on in all their interests and accomplishments. He loved to go camping, fishing, hunting, grill, watching any sport, but football and baseball were his favorites. Always a true Cowboys fan. He loved to travel and especially just hanging out with his family playing games on family night. Phase 10 is a family favorite and would bring out his competitiveness. He was a godly man and led his family well, not just at home, but also being an active member of Glen Meadows Baptist Church where he had served in the children’s area as a Sunday School teacher. He was never too tired after working a long week to enjoy a date night with his bride. They celebrated their 22nd wedding anniversary on September 1, 2023.
Left behind to treasure Doug’s memory are his wife, Christy and their precious children, Emily, Brett, Fletcher, Gavin and Holden. His brother, James Jones, nephews, Jessie (April) Jones and their boys, Logan and Liam, nephews, Isaac and Dawson Jones. Many special aunts, uncles, cousins, his mother-in-law and grandmother-in-law, along with many, many friends.
Doug will be greatly missed by his wife and children the most, but since he never met a stranger, he will always be missed and remembered for his laid back personality, contagious smile, and being a true friend.
Visitation will be from 5PM-7PM Sunday, February 4th at Johnson’s Funeral Home. His funeral service will be Monday, February 5th at 10AM at Glen Meadows Baptist Church with interment to follow at Lawnhaven Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Brett Jones, Scott Landreth, Jason Ussery, Scott Carter