Cloyd Earl Jones "Mike" at the age of 85 of Harrison, Ohio went home to meet the Lord on April 18 of 2023. He entered life February 1, 1938 and was born in Millerstown, Pennsylvania. Mikes third love was serving his country in the United States Air Force and fought in the Vietnam war. His second love is for his devoted wife Helga and four wonderful children. They would travel many states and countries until he retired from the Air Force in 1975. He worked at U.S. Shoe Corp. in Vevay, Indiana and Harrison Ohio.
His first and greatest honor and joy was to serve and the unending love for God and
Jesus Christ. This is when Mike and Helga started their journey to serve God all the days of their life faithfully along with their faithful children and grandchildren. Mike always said his cup runneth over and his valleys were always green. Mike was such a humble, true loving father, husband, friend, grandfather great grandfather, and servant of God. He would always make it his goal to share the love and knowledge of God and Jesus to all he came into contact with. Knowing it was his purpose and job to serve and teach others about Christ. He enjoyed spending time with his wife, family and Brethren. He will be greatly missed by his family, wife, children and all who know him. He proceeded in death by his father Guss Jones and mother Lucille (Miller) Jones, Brothers Wayne, Charlie, Ray, and Ron. He is survived by his wife Helga (Shorten) Jones, children Steve (Sonia) Jones, Brian (Martha) Jones, Doris (Robert) Drexler, David (Annie ) Jones. Grand children Aaron Jones, Ryan Jones, Piper Jones, Hudson Jones, Marc Jones, Erica (Trevor ) Jasper, Zachary (Kathy)Drexler, Stevie Jones Jr, Dusty Jones, Summer Jones and Great grandchildren Alexander Jasper, Wesley Jasper, and Lucas Jasper.
"Jesus is the best don't follow the rest"
Visitation will be held at Brater Winter Funeral Home, 201 S. Vine Street, Harrison, OH 45030, on Friday, April 28, 2023 from 5 pm to 8 pm. Funeral Service will be on Saturday at 10 AM with military honors provided by the Harrison Honor Guard and US Airforce at 10:30 AM all at the funeral home. Burial will follow at New Haven Cemetery in Crosby Township.