William Thomas “Billy” Jones, 92, of Springfield, passed away on Sunday October 20, 2019 at NHC Healthcare in Springfield. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday October 23rd at 2:00 p.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Reverend Michael Smith officiating. Interment will follow in Springfield Memorial Gardens with Austin LaBorg, Mason LaBorg, Jamie LaBorg, Tim Ross, Richard Traughber, and Butch Jones serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be the McDonald’s Coffee Club. The family will receive friends from 12 noon until service time on Wednesday at the funeral home.
Mr. Jones was born November 19, 1926 in Springfield to the late Ben and Mary Frances Morris Jones, Sr. He was a retired mechanic and the former owner of Springfield Auto Clinic. Mr. Jones was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church. He was a charter member of the McDonald’s Coffee Club and he loved collecting and restoring antique cars.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter: Teresa Jones Ross, by his brothers: Mitchel Jones, Delbert Jones, Ben Jones, Jr., and Richard “Cotton” Jones, and by his sisters: Mary Frances Jones Johnson and Dorothy Jones Mefford. Mr. Jones is survived by his daughter: Esther Jones of Springfield, by his sister: Pauline Jones Traughber of Springfield, by his grandchildren: Jeff (Kristi) LaBorg, Jamie (Tabitha) LaBorg, Tim (Lynn) Ross, and Tammy Ross, by 5 great grandchildren, and by 1 great great grandchild.
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