David L. Jones

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David L. Jones, 70, of Townsend, passed away Tuesday, May 1, 2012.

He was a loving husband and father. He retired from EG&G Manufacturing in Oak Ridge. He was a craftsman of many trades, loved music, and especially enjoyed caning chairs at the Townsend Museum. He enjoyed people, always had a smile on his face, and never met a stranger.

He is survived by his wife of almost 54 years, Mary Jones; four daughters and sons-in-law, Kathy and Ray Gooch, Sabrina and Scott Casteel, Candy and Monty Bertram, and Celeste and Zach Elias; 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a sister, Faye Hopkins; nephews; and devoted pets, Shooter and Diva.

Arrangements provided by Miller Funeral Home, Maryville, 865-982-6041, www.millerfuneralhome.org.