Michael Duane Jones

Michael Duane Jones, 62, of Williamstown, W.Va., formerly of Parkersburg, W.Va., died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born in Parkersburg, W.Va., a son of the late James P. Jones and Marie (Ash) Jones.

Michael worked for the Board of Education for 26 years with over 20 being at Parkersburg High School. He graduated from the West Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind in Romney, W.Va. He was a member of the Church of Christ and loved animals.

He is survived by two brothers, Richard Franklin Jones of Williamstown and Keith A. Jones of Vienna; a sister, Brenda Joyce Jones of Williamstown; four nieces and nephews, Tonya Bannister, Jason Jones, Tiffany Wetz and Todd Jones; nine great nieces and nephews, Ashlee, Justyn, Jeremy, Cassidy, Jordyn, Carissa, Austin, Emmitt and Logan; and two aunts, Margaret Roush and Betty Sheppard.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister-in-law Ramona Jones.

Services will be Saturday, Sept. 6 at 11 a.m. at Leavitt Funeral Home in Parkersburg with Ministers Mark Mason and Tom Butterfield officiating. Burial will be at Independence Cemetery in Sandyville, W.Va. Visitation will be today from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.LeavittFuneralHome.com.