Stephen Guffin Jones

July 1, 1939 ~ March 17, 2022 (age 82)


Stephen Guffin Jones, 82, of Wabash, passed away March 17, 2022, at Millers Merry Manor East, after a long brave battle with Parkinson's, with his loving family by his side. He was born in Wabash, Indiana on July 1, 1939, to Edward Kemp Jones and Martha Biggerstaff Jones.

Stephen was known for his love of family, learning, fishing, writing, cooking, storytelling, sense of humor, endless curiosity, and his love for nature, where he was most content. Stephen was an Ottercreek Steelheader. 

Stephen is survived by three daughters, Anne (Todd) Titus of Wabash, Indiana, Julia (Jay) Tate of North Manchester, Indiana, and Sandra Grigsby of Fort Wayne, Indiana. He leaves behind three grandchildren, whom he adored: Katherine Tate of Indianapolis, Indiana, Kyle Grigsby of Indianapolis, Indiana, and Blake Grisby of Fort Wayne, Indiana, and his brother Edward K. (Pete) Jones of Wabash, Indiana. He was proceeded in death by his wife Sandra "World's Best Mom" Jones and his parents. 

"Something has spoken to me in the night... and told me that I shall die, I know not where. Saying: '(Death is) to lose the earth you know for greater knowing; to lose the life you have, for greater life; to leave the friends you loved, for greater loving; to find a land more kind than home, more large than earth.' " -Thomas Wolfe

A private family ceremony will take place at a later date.

McDonald Funeral Homes, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana, 46992, have been trusted with Stephen Jones' final arrangements.

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