Darrell Bradford Jones

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Darrell Bradford Jones

September 08, 1937 - January 13, 2019

Crystal and Winterhaven, Fla. - Darrell Bradford Jones 81 Crystal and Winterhaven, Fl. Passed unexpectedly Jan. 13, 2019 with his wife at his side. He was born Sept. 8, 1937 in Island Falls the son of Rendel and Eva (Brown) Jones. Darrell was a loving husband, father,brother,uncle,cousin and friend to many people. He graduated from Island Falls High School and attended UMPI. He retired from Maine Public Service Co. after 30 plus years as a lineman and supervisor. He was a charter member and past president of Big Valley Snowmobile Club, member and past president of Island Falls Fish and Game Club, past board member and Vice President of Lumberman's Museum, member and past King Lion of Island Falls Lions Club, past member of No. Katahdin Valley Chamber of Commerce, past appeals board member and chairman, past member and chair No. Katahdin Recycling District, past member and participant No. Penobscot Salmon Club, active member and past Master Island Falls lodge #206 AF and AM, as well as Anah Temple Shriners Bangor and a life member of No. Penobscot Shrine Club. He loved hunting, fishing, gardening and spending time with his family.
Darrell is survived by his loving wife of eleven years Marilyn (Pelkey) (Keene) Jones, children Shawn and Patty Keene of Machias, Ernie Keene of Griswald ,Ct., Shelly Spiers of Crystal and Lynne and Frank Labelle of Dayville, Ct.. Jeremy and Jeri Keene of Florida. Twelve grandchildren two great grandchildren and one in the way, A close nephew Clarence Jones and a close niece Eva Brown many other nieces and nephews. Two sister Reneva Smith and Laura Farnsworth both of Island Falls. His hunting buddies Rodney Willette, George Dubois, George Horton and John Donahue. He was predeased by his parents two sons Kirby and Darrell Jr. and two brothers David and Brian.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Anah Temple Shriners, 1404 Broadway Street, Bangor, ME 04401.
A graveside funeral service will be announced in the spring by Bowers Funeral Home Island Falls.
Published on January 18, 2019
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21 posts

Bill Sawyer
Jan 20, 2019
Darrell was a good friend. knew him most recently at the masonic lodge. remember when he worked for Maine Public service. will miss him greatly
Esther Harvey
Jan 20, 2019
Sorry to hear of your loss. You will meet again on the other side.
Esther Harvey
Jan 20, 2019
Marilyn so sorry to hear of your loss. You,ll get to see him later in a better place.
Deb Johnson
Jan 20, 2019
Much love and respect for Darrell, who has been a life long friend. I will miss my chance meetings with him, he was always a pleasure to be around and so good to all of us kids ❤️
Donna & Chuck Waggoner
Jan 20, 2019
We are so sorry for the passing of Darrell. It’s still hard to believe he is gone. Such a wonderful Man! You two were a great couple. May his memories keep him alive for you now and always. Love to you Marylyn.
Amy Joy DeTour
Jan 19, 2019
So very sorry to hear of Darrell’s passing.As long as I’ve known him (all my life) he’s always been nice and friendly to me. Bless all Darrell’s family
Tom & Elaine
Jan 19, 2019
So sorry for your loss Marilyn he was real nice person. Love you.
Ron and Donna Ryan, Raleigh, NC
Jan 19, 2019
Will miss you Darrell. We all had some great times together. Condolences to the family and Rest In Peace.
Jane Cummings
Jan 19, 2019
Sorry for your loss, Marilyn.
Deanna gerow
Jan 19, 2019
Marilyn and family-sending sincere sympathy to all of you-Darrell will be so missed by many-hugs-love
Gene Legassey
Jan 18, 2019
A good, kind, caring man who always was a pleasure to be around. I'm left like we usually are when we lose a friend, thinking and wishing I'd visited him more often after we both moved away from "South Christian Hill". My condolences to Marilyn and all of Darrell's family and many, many friends. May he Rest in Peace
Vera Muir Howard Butler
Jan 18, 2019
So sorry for your loss, Marilyn, he was a great guy.
James Mesick
Jan 18, 2019
Condolences to the family.
Doug & Carmen Manson
Jan 18, 2019
Our deepest sympathies to Darrell’s family. He will be greatly missed by his Hammondell family.
Eva and Bob Brown
Jan 18, 2019
Uncle Darrell you were the best. I have so many wonderful memories of you growing up and in the past several years. Bob and I so enjoyed all of your visits to Greene, Maine. We will rely on all our memories to comfort us in the best days, weeks and months to come. You will never be forgotten. Love you so much.
Kelly mcavoy
Jan 18, 2019
I was so sad to hear about Darrel’s passing, I always enjoyed our visits at the office. He was kind, with a good sense of humor. He will be missed. God bless you as you grieve❤️
Jamie armstrong &james; armstrong
Jan 18, 2019
He will be missed by all he was a great guy
Jan 18, 2019
I will always love you Daddy.
Betty and George
Jan 18, 2019
We are sadden by this news. A longtime friend and always was ready for an adventure. Rest in peace our friend. We will miss you.
chester chase
Jan 18, 2019
So sorry to read about Darrell. He was a good friend and fellow mason & shriner aswell as bridge player. Island Falls will surely miss Darrell .
Jan 18, 2019