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Kurt Andrew Jones

July 31, 1968 — February 24, 2024

Gillette

Funeral service for Kurt Jones will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, March 1, 2024 at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery Community Room with Pastor Ernie Bishop officiating; interment to follow at Mt. Pisgah. Visitation will be one hour prior to services. Kurt Andrew Jones, Age 55 of Gillette, Wyoming passed away on February 24, 2024 in Gillette from complications of lung and brain cancer. He was born to Carl and Shirley (Crawford) Jones on July 31, 1968 in Springfield, Illinois. He grew up in Petersburg, Illinois until the age of six, moved to Lincoln, Illinois and resided there until 2001, at which time he moved to his own personal paradise and dream place to live since second grade, Wyoming. He started grain and livestock farming with his parents in grade school through high school and after college for 10 years. He was a beekeeper from 3rd grade through high school. He was involved in 4-H from third grade through high school and FFA in high school. He received many awards for Beekeeping and Cattle Showmanship. He graduated from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urban with a Bachelor’s degree in Science & Agriculture in 1990. He began working for Century Geophysical (Century Wire line) in 2001 and enjoyed working there for 18 years, traveling all over the country until his termination due to downsizing in June 2019. In 2019, he went to work for WESCO until his cancer diagnosis in 2021. He was also known to be a very intelligent man and “Jack of all trades” throughout his life. He married Christina (Bone) Johnson in Lincoln, Illinois on July 16, 2005 and shared three beautiful children together, David Bone, Brandi (Johnson) Adams and Hollie (Johnson) Adkins. He is survived by spouse, Christina Jones, one brother (best friend), Warren “Mitch” Smith of Illinois, mother, Shirley (Crawford) Jones of Illinois, uncle Dave Crawford of Illinois, nieces, Ashley Smith and partner Jon Organ and Jamie Baker of Illinois, nephew Nathaniel Smith and spouse Audra of Illinois, three children and spouses, David and Lisa (Atteberry) Bone, Brandi and Dakota Adams, Hollie and Ryan Adkins of Wyoming and  ten grandchildren Daisy, Michael, Chloe Bone, Jerry, Caradoc, Chloe Adkins, Denali, Ezra, Huntar and Adayha of Illinois and Wyoming. He was preceded in death by father Carl E. Jones, grandparents Rogers and Eleanor Crawford, Harry and Pearl Geriets, Earl Jones and nephew, Justin Smith. He enjoyed cutting wood, woodworking, camping, shooting at the gun range, mechanics, Outlaw Country music, history and reading. His two favorite books were “Common Sense” by Thomas Paine and “The Strenuous Life” by Theodore Roosevelt. He had a unique sense of humor, loved his family, friends and animals of all kinds. Memorials are suggested to help with expenses left behind due to illness. Memorials and condolences may be sent in care of Gillette Memorial Chapel 210 West 5th Street, Gillette, WY 82716. Condolences may also be expressed at www.gillettememorialchapel.com

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Friday, March 1, 2024

9:00 - 10:00 am (Mountain time)

Mount Pisgah Cemetery Chapel

804 S Emerson Ave, Gillette, WY 82716

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Friday, March 1, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Mountain time)

Mount Pisgah Cemetery Chapel

804 S Emerson Ave, Gillette, WY 82716

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