Jeffery “Jeff” Brent Jones, 53, of Concordia, Missouri formerly of Odessa, MO passed away on Thursday, March 31, 2022, at home.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the Ralph O. Jones Funeral Home, 306 S. 2nd St., Odessa, MO, 64076, 816-633-5524. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at the funeral home. Interment with Military Honors will follow at the Greenton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to Project K9 Hero and may be left in care of the funeral home. Memories of Jeff and condolences for his family may be left at www.LedfordFamilyFH.com
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Jeff was born on July 2, 1968, in Lexington, MO to Bud and Christy Ann (O’Dell) Jones. He enlisted in the Army National Guard and later served in the United States Army. Jeff was a Veteran of Desert Storm. In the mid 90’s Jeff began his career as a Police Officer serving the towns of Lexington, Bates City, and Odessa for over 20 years. On June 10, 2006, Jeff was united in marriage to Brenda Kay Eckhoff in Odessa, MO. She survives of the home. In addition to spending time with family and friends, Jeff enjoyed fishing, traveling, especially to Miami during the winter, and was an avid Mizzou, Royals and Chiefs fan.
Survivors include Jeff’s wife, Brenda Kay Jones of Concordia, MO; Mother, Christy Ann Jones of Lexington, MO; three step-children, Jessica Renee Marlin and husband Russell of Concordia, MO; Ashley Nicole Yancey and husband Marvin of Jefferson City, MO; Christy Michelle Wilckens and significant other, Katlin Rodriguez of Concordia, MO; nine grandchildren, Emily, Tyler, Justice, Liberty, Jimmie, Aden, Lane, Mya, and Delilah; two sisters, Johnna Lorenz and husband Kurt of Odessa, MO and Anna Liljedahl and husband Bjorn of Taby, Sweden; two brothers, Jason Jones and significant other, Fallon Watson of Columbia, MO and Preston “Gene” Jones of Florida; and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Jeff was preceded in death by his father, Bud Jones and a stepson, Michael Dean Wilckens, Jr.