Lawrence "Larry" O. Jones

Born: Sun., Jun. 12, 1955
Died: Thu., Mar. 14, 2019


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Lawrence “Larry” O. Jones, age 63, of Pittsfield, IL passed away on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at his residence.  He was born on June 12, 1955 in Carlinville, IL to Jim and Barbara Hageman Jones.

Larry graduated from Pittsfield High School and went on to attend Western Kentucky University where he studied Literature and Special Education.  He obtained his Master’s Degree, graduating Magna Cum Laude and taught Special Education for several years.  He then went to work for the United States Postal Service in Springfield, IL, from where he retired.  Larry was a very intelligent and artistic man.  He loved music and playing the piano.  He also enjoyed writing and was a published author for his book “51 Years Living with Bipolar Disorder.”  Larry liked playing hacky sack and riding his bike.  He also enjoyed hiking, nature, and writing postcards from around the world.  Larry dearly loved his family most of all.

He is survived by his parents, Jim and Barbara Jones; a brother, Marty Jones of Pittsfield, IL; three sisters, Jamae Jones of Springfield, IL, Terry (Dennis) Jennings of Pittsfield, IL; and Pat Barber of Springfield, IL; and his nieces and nephews, Diana Renkin, Jeremy Richards, Joe Jennings, Becky Campbell, Chad Jennings, Jesse Costello, Kelsey Galayda, Dezmand Jones, Jay Jones, Casey Jones, Molly Jones, and Nick Jones.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents.

No services will be held at this time.  Online condolences may be left to the family at www.nieburfh.com.  Niebur Funeral Home in Pittsfield is handling the arrangements.

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