Daniel “Danny” Leon Jones, 67, of Hermitage, Tennessee, passed away on Thursday, April 15, 2021 at his daughter’s home in Franklin, Indiana. He was born on October 19, 1953 in Bloomington, Indiana to the late James “Buck” B. Jones and M. Elnora (Hendricks) Jones.
Danny drove for Old Dominion Freight Lines (25+ years) and M & W Transportation. During his tenure withhold Old Dominion freight lines he drove the equipment truck for the Vanderbilt University football team, a job he loved. He loved to ride his Harley and went on numerous “charity” rides. Danny enjoyed his annual fishing trips to Wisconsin, NASCAR and playing darts. He will truly be missed.
Survivors include his loving and devoted daughter, Amanda E. Jones of Franklin; sisters, Linda (Paul) Kojetin of Indianapolis and Kathy (Marty) Gore of Hendersonville, Tennessee; brother, Scott Arthur of Smyrna, Tennessee; and sister-in-law, Stephanie Friton Jones of Murfreesboro, Tennessee; grandchildren, Vyshonne, Jaylen, Derrick, Devin and Diara; and many nieces, one nephew and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Fred Jones.
Family and friends will gather on Monday, April 19, 2021 from 2 to 5 p.m. in Lauck & Veldhof Funeral & Cremation Services, 1458 S. Meridian St., with a service following at 5 p.m. with Hollis Smith officiating.
Memorial contributions have been suggested to the American Cancer Society, 5635 W. 96th St., Ste. 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278.
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5635 W. 96th St., Unit 100, Indianapolis IN 46278