- Richard Allen Jones, 86, died October 22, 2017, at EMMC, Bangor. He was born in Rockland, October 03, 1931, the son of Ernest Payson and Dorothy Allen (Robinson) Jones.
Dick graduated from Rockland High School and served in the U.S. Army. He and Shirley lived in Orrington in their early years and later moved to Hancock. Dick worked for Grant's Mobile Homes in Bangor then went to work for Linnehan's Mobile Homes in Ellsworth which he later purchased from John Linnehan, Sr. and the name became Dick Jones Enterprises which consisted of Dick Jones Mobile Homes and Shirley's Yarns & Gifts. He enjoyed golfing, doing daily crossword puzzles in the newspaper and coming into the store and visiting with the customers every day. He also liked to cook which lead to opening "Hot Diggity Dog" take-out.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Shirley (Nelson) Jones; daughters, Kiana Moran and husband, Charles "Chuck" of Winterport, Kim Seavey and husband, Ernest of Hancock; grandchildren, Melody Tracy and husband, Bill, Alicia Thomas and husband, Blake, Zach and Matt Seavey; great-grandchildren, Keaton, Marnie, Piper, Liana and Spencer.
At Dick's request there will be no services. An open house will be held in his memory 2:00-5:00 p.m. Friday, October 27, 2017, at Shirley's Yarns and Gifts, 677 US-1, Hancock.
Contributions in Dick's memory may be made to Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County, 14 McKenzie Avenue, Ellsworth, ME 04605.
Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 113 Franklin St., Ellsworth.
Condolences may be expressed at www.jordanfernald.com
Published on  October 25, 2017