Donald Richard Jones Jr.

Donald Richard Jones Jr., 54, of Loudon, passed away at 1:46 p.m. July 1, 2020, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville after a long battle with COPD.

He was surrounded by friends his and loved ones at the time of his passing.

Donnie was preceded in death by grandparents, Fannie Nelson, David Lawson, Lillie Fountain and Edward Fountain; and mother-in-law, Bernadette Hughes. 

Donnie was survived by his wife, Christina Jones; son, Brandon Jones; daughter, Sierra Jones; mother, Mary Jones; father, Donald Jones Sr.; brother, Ronald Jones; nephew, Corbin Jones; and special friends, Noah Lowe and Patti Escher.

Donnie was a simple soul. He loved his family and close friends. He spent his free time watching his children grow. He enjoyed sitting outside watching the clouds go by.

Donnie is being cremated. Family and friends will be welcomed at his home Sunday, July 12, for a small gathering.

You are encouraged to share a memory of Donnie and/or your personal condolences with his family by visiting his memorial webpage and guestbook at

Companion Funeral Home of Athens is honored to assist his family with these arrangements.