Darrell Hugh Jones, 72, passed away April 6, 2013, in a Mineral Wells nursing home. He was born Oct. 13, 1940, in Littlefield, the son of Norman Hugh and Levi Mae Meyers Jones.
He graduated from Mineral Wells High School in 1958. He graduated from Weatherford College in 1960, served in the US Army, and graduated from North Texas with a Master’s Degree in 1967.
He taught biology for five years, worked at Texas Instruments for 18 years, and was Candle Light Manager for eight years.
He loved sports, reading, and his family.
He married Linda Potts in 1966, and they were married for 36 years, then moved back to Mineral Wells and married Glenda Tuggle Grimes in 2002. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at Stags Prairie Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Glenda; sister, Gail Beard; brother and sister-in-law, Norman Dwayne and Beverly; niece, Valerie Beard; step-son, Cullen Grimes Jr. and wife Rada; several grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, step-daughter, Linda Grimes Cox, and his first wife, Linda.
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Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner Funeral Home