Dudley Ray Jones, 84

December 12, 2013

Dudley Ray Jones, age 84 of Osgood passed away Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at Decatur County Memorial Hospital, Greensburg.

He was born December 27, 1928 in Osgood. His parents were Earle & Cleo Alline Mitchell Jones. Ray graduated from Osgood High School in 1949 & then went on to receive special training in meat cutting & produce from Purdue University. Using this special training, he went to work for the Osgood Super Market & Vollmers Store back in 1946 until 1968.

On April 29, 1950, Ray married his beloved Shirley Ann Hosmer. From 1969 to 1972, he & Shirley owned and operated a country in store in Brooksburg, IN. In his later years, he owned Ray’s Garage in Osgood from 1972 to 1982. He was also a member of the Osgood UN Methodist Church.


Wife: Shirley Ann Hosmer Jones of Osgood


John E. Jones of Indianapolis

Alan (Paula) Jones of Martinsville, IN

Jeffrey Jones of St. Petersburg, FL


Cathy Lafary of Champaign, IL

Julie (Jason) Ferguson of Dupont, IN

Grandchildren: 6

Great Grandchildren: 6

He was preceded in death by 1 grandson, Clarence Matthew McKay in 1989.

Services: All In One Day/ Saturday, December 14, 2013 at Neal’s Funeral Home.

Visitation: 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 Noon

Funeral: 12:00 Noon

Burial: Greendale Cemetery near Osgood

Memorials: Family

Arrangements By: Neals Funeral Home



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