David Ray Jones, 65, a concrete contractor, died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, in Decatur.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
David was born Sept. 25, 1948, in Odessa to Kenneth Norman and Vera Ethel (Alexander) Jones. He graduated from Decatur High School, and he served in the U.S. Army.
David was preceded in death by his son, Micah Jones; and his parents.
Survivors include his daughter, Misty Sparks of Tyler; brothers Jimmy and Keith Jones of Decatur, Joe Jones of Palestine and Mike Jones of Bridgeport; sisters Julie Cottrell and Jane Miller, both of Chico, Sonia Padam of Fort Worth and Joy Litton of Robinson; and grandchildren Taylor Lucas and Ethan Sparks.