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Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Kingsport
Wednesday August 3rd, 2022
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Kingsport
Wednesday August 3rd, 2022

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Oak Hill Memorial Park
Thursday August 4th, 2022

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Theodore Darryl Jones

Theodore Darryl Jones, 75, of Kingsport, went home to be with the Lord unexpectedly, Saturday, July 30, 2022 at his residence. Born in Kingsport on May 21, 1947, a son of the late Ben Jones and Juanita Ketron McDavid.

Darryl resided in this area his entire life. He graduated from Gate City High School. He married Brenda Bruner on March 11, 2000 in Kingsport. He served with the National Guard and was employed for the past 20 years at BAE and had retired from Eastman Chemical Company in 1997 after 31 years of service. Darryl was of the Baptist faith.

Darryl will be remembered as a loving and devoted husband, dad, brother and friend who loved horseback riding, fishing, play the lottery and playing games on the computer.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Bloomingdale Volunteer Fire Department for all their efforts working with Mr. Jones.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Carita Jones Scott.

Survivors include his wife of 22 years, Brenda Jones; son, Ryan Jones of Kingsport; stepsons, William Heath Fletcher and James Adam Fletcher, both of Kingsport; sisters, Jeraldine Jones Taranto (Joseph) of Nashua, NH, Rosemary Jones Hicks of Kingsport, Brenda Jones Thornburg (Jeff) of Fall Branch; stepsister, Marie Miller of WV; brothers, Marty Jones (Sheri) of Mt. Carmel, Ben Jones, III (Doris) of Gate City, Robert “R.C.” McDavid of Jonesville, VA; several nieces and nephews; his two dogs, Ginger and Bailey.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 3, 2022, at Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Kingsport. Funeral Services will be conducted at 7:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Scott Tipton officiating. Special music will be provided by Rick Sheets. Committal Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, August 4, 2022 in Oak Hill Memorial Park.

Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Military honors will be accorded by The American Legion, Hammond Posts #3/265.

Those attending committal services are asked to assemble at the cemetery by 10:45 a.m., Thursday.

Those wishing, may make memorial contributions to the Humane Society.


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A candle was lit in memory of Theodore Jones

Amy G Light Aug 3 2022 12:01 AM

Without a doubt one of the biggest hearted people I have known. I never saw him without a smile. He was a part of some of the best memories of my teenage years. I loved his car (Olds) so much I eventually bought one of my own. Prayers for all his family!

Betsy Thornton Bledsoe Aug 2 2022 4:42 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Theodore Jones

Jim and Charlotte Kllgore Aug 1 2022 8:20 PM

Rosemary,Marty and entire Jones family...This is a shock I've known Darryl for a long time...I'm sure he will be sorely missed...I'm so sorry

Billy Herren Aug 1 2022 4:49 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Theodore Jones

Kathy Hicks Bell Aug 1 2022 2:39 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Theodore Jones

Kathey Haynes Aug 1 2022 2:32 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Theodore Jones

Jamie Henson Aug 1 2022 1:54 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Theodore Jones

Darrell Bishop Aug 1 2022 12:27 PM

Praying for the family.

Richard Harris Aug 1 2022 11:26 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Theodore Jones

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