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Kenneth R. Jones July 14, 1950 - April 27, 2017 Kenneth Ray Jones, car and music aficionado and family man, passed away suddenly on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at his home in Hughson, California. Ken was a lifelong resident of California, residing in Selma, Victorville, and Concord before settling in Hughson to raise his family. He began his career at Proctor and Gamble in Modesto in 1976. It was there that he met the love of his life and future wife, Roda. Ken retired from P&G after 18 years to pursue a career in farming. He bought his first almond farm in 1994 and continued to farm until his final retirement in 2013.
Everyone who knew Ken will remember him for his passion for restoring classic hot rods and his love of music, especially British blues. He could spot a pretty car coming from a mile away and was able to tell what make and model it was from the look of its grille and headlights. When not underneath one of his many cars, his family could often find him kicked back in a darkened room with his favorite headphones on and his eyes closed. Ken loved getting together with his large family to revisit great memories and give the people he loved the most a hard time. His quick wit, infectious laugh, and strong presence will be sorely missed by all.

Ken was preceded in death by his parents Mary and Vernon and his oldest son Lonnie. He leaves behind his loving wife of 37 years Roda, his son Robbie, his daughter Angela, and her children Elise and Robert, his brother Ron, his sister Geri, and numerous other family members and friends. Visitation hours will be from 4:00 to 6:00 PM on Thursday, May 4 for any that would like to attend. Funeral services will be held at Hughson United Methodist Church on Friday, May 5, starting at 10:00 AM.