Travis Allan Jones
Travis Allan Jones
  • January 9, 1936 - October 3, 2017
  • Montgomery, Texas

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Travis Allan Jones, age 81, died after a long, stoic battle with cancer, in The Woodlands, Texas, surrounded by his loving wife, children and grandchildren.

Born January 9, 1936, in Kingston Mines, Illinois, to Ronelva & Paul Franklin Jones, Travis was a man's man. He was Staff Sargent and Veteran of the Air Force and National Guard and Jet Airplane Mechanic for Continental, Federal Express and Braniff Airlines. Travis was an avid hunter and loved boating and fishing. He loved spending time in his woodshop where he created the most beautiful wood work.

Travis will be remembered for his quick wit, passion for animals and mechanical aptitude. He also loved to teach his skills to others. Whether it was how to get up on skis for the first time, master a dovetail cut in his woodshop, properly remove a hook from a fish or just besting you at the poker table, Travis took every opportunity to spend quality time with his beloved family. Travis Jones had a heart of gold. He knew how to love and he demonstrated that each and every day.

Survivors include the love of his life, whom he was married to for more than 57 years, Consuelo (Connie) Villarreal; his children Ronda Foster, her husband Chris, Lori Houston, her husband Steve; Allan Jones, his grandchildren Nicole DeAlessandro Arnold, her husband Matt, Blake DeAlessandro, his wife Amber, Vandell Norwood, Brandon Norwood, his wife Meaghan, Paris Foster, Shayla Foster, Tyler Foster, Brandon Jones, Vasti Jones; and great grandchildren Gavin Norwood, Annisten Rose Arnold; and his trusted companion and German Shepard, Aries. He was proceeded in death by his daughter Monica Lewis Jones, sister Jacquelyn, older brother Roland and both parents.

Services will be held at 4 p.m., Saturday October 14, at the Forest Park Funeral Home on 18000 Interstate 45 South in The Woodlands, Texas 77384. Burial will be held in private at a later date. Relatives and friends are welcome at the service and the reception at The Jones' Home immediately following, from 6-8 p.m.