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“I am sorry for your loss Cheri. ”
1 of 4 | Posted by: Chris Whaley - Kalamazoo, MI

“So sorry for your loss Cheri . I remember all the good times, We had from moving the old store down town to their new one on Miller Rd. Also The...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Ken Penn - Kalamazoo, MI - Friend

“Ron was always good friend to me and I will miss him. He was such a strong determined man through out his life even through his last years after...Read More »
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“Condolences to the family. May you find Peace. ”
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Ronald Monroe "Ron" Jones, age 60, of Gull Lake passed away on Monday evening, March 22, 2021 at Bronson Hospital, Kalamazoo. He was born in Kalamazoo on August 1, 1960, the loving son of Robert G. and Grace (Meints) Jones. Ron and his parents owned and operated the RM Jones Gift Shop in Kalamazoo for many years.

On June 27, 1992, Ron married the "Love of His Life", Cheri Rose on the Lady Gull Diva on Gull Lake; she survives. He is also survived by his mother, Grace; his sister, Barbara Wright; a niece, Jennifer Lint (Rob), and four nephews, Larry, Billy, John & David Wright. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert G. Jones, and his grandparents, Helen & Roland Jones.

A true lover of nature and wildlife, Ron contributed to many wildlife and conservationist organizations. He kept the two bird feeders in his yard well stocked throughout the year. He was an avid boater and enjoyed music, NASCAR racing, muscle, classic & antique cars. He loved baseball and earned a letter in baseball while attending Loy Norrix High School. He was a loyal fan of the Detroit Tigers and Lions.

Cremation has taken place and no services are being planned. In lieu of flowers, please consider making donations to the National Wildlife Federation (www.nwf.org). Arrangements by the Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Richland Chapel. Personal messages for the family may be placed at www.farleyestesdowdle.com.