Randy Jones, born September 3, 1946, passed away, November 19, 2021, in Durango, Colorado.
Randy was born and raised in Colorado Springs, graduating from Palmer High in 1964. He joined the Air Force and served during the Vietnam War as a firefighter based in Thailand and Germany. He married his wife Janet in 1969. together they returned from Germany, and Randy served as a Colorado State Trooper from 1973 to 1998, primarily in the Ridgway area. He worked for 14 years as a Sheriff's Deputy for Montrose County before his retirement in 2011.
Randy loved riding horses and helping local ranchers in the Ridgway area drive cattle. He also enjoyed carpentry work in his wood shop, and hunting.
He is preceded in death by his parents Walter and Hazel Jones, and his brothers Kent, Carl and Ray Jones.
He is survived by his wife, Janet Jones; sons, Justin Jones and Jeff Sundby of Durango, CO; and son Jared and daughter Karol Jones of Waynesville, NC; grandchildren, Donovan, Colton and Blakely Jones.
In lieu of flowers and with the family's gratitude for the exceptional care Randy received, please make a donation to https://www.centura.org/mercy-hospital-foundation
for The Mercy Foundation.
Published by Pine River Times on Nov. 22, 2021.