Roger Dale Jones, 62 of Subiaco, Ark., passed away on March 3, 2013, in Tulsa.
Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Friday, March 8, at St. Benedict Catholic Church in Subiaco officiated by Father Aaron Pirerra O.S.B.. Burial will follow in St. Benedict Catholic Cemetery with full military honors under direction of Roller Funeral Home in Paris, Ark.
Rosary service will be held at 7:45 p.m. Thursday, March 7, at St. Benedict Catholic Church in Subiaco.
He was born Aug. 3, 1950, in Borger, Texas, to his parents, Charlie Mac and Melissa Chamble Jones. He was a retired toolpusher for Helmerich & Payne Drilling and was currently working as a Toolpusher for Cactus Drilling. He was United States Marine Corp Veteran of Vietnam, a member of St. Benedict Catholic Church in Subiaco, a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 2387, a member of the Veterans of Foreign Affairs and a member of the Boys Scout Order of the Arrow.
Roger is preceded in death by his parents: Charlie Mac and Melissa Jones; daughter, Shannan Jones; three brothers: John Paul Jones, Charles Lee Jones and Rusty Jones; sister in law, Debra Jones and brother-in-law David Schluterman.
Roger is survived by his wife of 43 years, Barbara (Schluterman) Jones of Subiaco; daughter, Rebecca Palmatary and husband Mark of Pawnee; sons: David Jones and wife Kimberly of Fayetteville, Ark., and Chris Jones and fiancé Shelly Parish of Beebe, Ark.; sisters, Martha Woods of Comanche, and Mary Carlisle of Missouri; brothers: Ronnie Jones of Paris, Ark., and Charlie Mac Jones of Kansas; three grandchildren: Shelby and Paisley Palmatary and Tristan Jones; four step-grandchildren: Sonnie and Kylie Palmatary, and Easter and Jason Parish; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Online guestbook at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.
Pallbearers will be Scott Jones, Todd Whitson, Adam Eckelhoff, Steve Woods, Anthony Schluterman and Britt Schluterman. Honorary pallbearers are Justin Morgan, Chris Pearson and all of his hardworking Roughnecks he has worked with in the past.
Memorial Contributions may be made to a charity of your choice.