Harvey Ancil Jones, 64 of Manchester, OH passed away peacefully on Saturday November 16, 2019 at the St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood, KY. Harvey was born on April 20, 1955, the son of the late Ancil and Dorothy (Cobb) Jones. He is also preceded in death by a sister Hazel Critchfield, and a brother Tom Jones.
Harvey was an avid outdoorsman and skilled carpenter for years, while recently retired. He was a fan of bluegrass music and westerns. He loved his family, cooking for a crowd, and making people laugh.
He is survived by the love of his life with almost 45 years of marital bliss Sherry (Cox) Jones; Daughter Samantha (Matthew) Podiak and granddaughter Gatlinn Podiak all of Manchester, OH; Daughter Traci Bayless and granddaughters Kaycie and Kamryn Gardner all of Cincinnati, OH; sister Bobbi Ann Lang of Manchester, OH; sister Barbara (Dean) Henderson of Salem, OH; brother Johnny (Helen) Jones of Manchester, Ohio; brother Jim (Becky) Jones of Wilmington, OH; sister Alice Leonard of West Union, OH; brother Leslie (Lisa) Jones of Morehead, KY; and several nieces and nephews.
Harvey will be carried to his place of rest by his very best friends, that all held a special place in his heart. These amazing men are Matthew Podiak, Harold Sibert, Mark Salisbury, Jim Bradford, Jesse Phelps, Zane Reveal, Andy Crawford, and Richard Shelton.
Visitation will be held Saturday November 23, 2019 from 11:00am - 1:00pm with funeral services immediately following at the Thompson Meeker Funeral Home in West Union. Burial will be held after at the home of Harvey & Sherry, where he wished to be buried on his old home place under the apple tree, where family and whitetail deer are always close.
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