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Stuart Allen Jones

Birth Date: March 27, 1944
Death Date: January 20, 2018

Stuart Allen Jones, 73, of Decatur, died January 20, 2018 at Hickory Point Christian Village in Decatur.

Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Thursday, January 25, 2018 at Moran and Goebel Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 11:00 AM till 1:00 PM at the funeral home.

Burial will be at Boiling Springs Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials have been suggested to Feed the Children, PO Box 36, Oklahoma City, OK 73101 or online at

Stuart was born March 27, 1944 in Decatur, IL, the son of Donald and Norma Eileen (Malloy) Jones. He married Shirley A. Francis on September 15, 1973 in Decatur, IL and she preceded him in death.

Stuart was a contractor, operating Cooper Brothers Construction for many years. During his leisure time he loved fishing, especially in his earlier years spent in Canada. He was an avid Cubs fan., and often found enjoyment dining at nice restaurants. Other hobbies were collecting die cast model cars as well as target shooting. His greatest joy in life was spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Surviving are his children, Brad Barnett of Decatur, IL, Lisa Mooney (Patrick) of Temecula, CA, Christy Firnberg (Edward) of Baton Rouge, LA, Tracy Baum (Craig) of Decatur, IL; brother, Gary Jones of Wisconsin; grandchildren, Brendan, Kaley, Colin, Jordyn, Justin, Colton, Leighton, Kyle, Logan, Owen; and great-grandchild, Alyana and expected great-grandchild, Hughes.

Stuart was also preceded in death by his parents and granddaughter, Sara.

The Moran and Goebel Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Stuart. Condolences may be left to his family at

Video Tribute for Stuart Allen Jones:

Funeral Service
January 25, 2018
1:00 pm
Moran & Goebel Funeral Home
2801 North Monroe Street Decatur, Il 62526
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January 25, 2018
11:00 am
- 1:00 pm
Moran & Goebel Funeral Home
2801 North Monroe Street Decatur, Il 62526
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