- May 23, 1954 - January 5, 2009
- Laredo, Texas
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John Paul Jones, Jr., 54 passed away on Monday, January 05, 2009 at a hospital in San Antonio. "Johnny", as he was affectionately called, suffered from mental retardation and Autism; however, he lived a happy life and always appreciated how simple things can bring one joy. Everyone he touched knew how special he was, and always admired his unselfish nature and strength in spite of adversity. He will be greatly missed.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents Jose and Catarina Guevara.
He is survived by his parents Maria and Luis de la Garza; sisters Mary Pat Flaherty and Roseann Ferguson; brother Joseph Gerard Jones; and niece Genevieve Gentry.
In Lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made in his name to the Families For Autism Support & Awareness; P.O. Box 440851, Laredo, Texas 78044; (956) 763-6044.