Wade P. Jones Obituary

Wade P. Jones

Wade P. Jones, 50, of Fort Madison, IA, passed away on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 1:47 AM at his home. He was born on March 9, 1970 in Arlington, Texas to Glenn and Merilin Paulus Jones. On July 14, 2018 he married Melinda Kemp Reed in Ft. Madison. He was a graduate of Ft. Madison High School. Wade was a correctional officer at ISP for twenty seven years. He was a bass fisherman and went to Wisconsin every summer to compete. Wade also enjoyed hunting, especially deer. Survivors include his wife, Mindy Jones of Ft. Madison; his mother, Merilin Jones of Ft. Madison; a step daughter, Bradie (Matt Bailey) Reed of Clinton; four grandchildren, Bleyn, Ryker, J’Kiya and Maddyx; his in-laws, Ron and Sharon Kemp of Ft. Madison and Kent Clippert of Keokuk. He was preceded in death by his Father, grandparents and mother in law, June Clippert. Friends may call after 2 PM on Sunday, October 18, 2020 at King-Lynk Funeral Home &Crematory where the family will meet with friends from 3-5 PM. The funeral service will be held on Monday, October 19, 2020 at 10 AM at King-Lynk Funeral Home with Rev. Jon Heyland officiating. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery. A memorial has been established for the ALS Iowa Chapter and online condolences may be left at www.kinglynk.com
March 9, 1970 - October 15, 202003/09/197010/15/2020
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Funeral Home Owner
October 16, 2020
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Lisa Beckert Stevenson
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I was saddened to hear about Wade. We were friends in High School. He was a true friend to me and anyone he met. He was a good person down to the core. Thank you Wade for being my friend ♥️
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Mike and Sue Anderson
October 21, 2020
Merilin…….We are sorry for your loss and sorry we could not attend Wade's services. We were in Colorado at the time. Glenn talked about Wade often....Mike and Sue Anderson.
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Larry Moline
October 19, 2020
Merilin- I am so sorry to hear about Wade. I am also sorry that I could not attend the services as we are currently living in Colorado. Please know that I will always remember Wade's shy smile and his dedication to his work. I am so glad that I knew him. Please share my ... Continue Reading
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chad.bailey
October 17, 2020
Wade Jones was one of the Greatest Guys I ever met when I starting to work at I.S.P., He was old school which I respected and loved, Im going to miss Wade just as I did when He had to retire, just like alot of Guards who worked with Him, It will never be the same job wit... Continue Reading
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Hazel Dohman
October 16, 2020
Thoughts and prayers to his mom and wife.I worked with Wade at ISP and Merlin.If you needed him,he was there.I know he loved fishing his eyes would light up.RIP Wade
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Mel Lyttaker
October 16, 2020
I am very sorry for your loss, Merilin. You and your family are in our prayers.🙏
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Robert Helmick
October 16, 2020
Rip Brother!! You were always a good Man!!
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Michael Gilbert
October 15, 2020
My thoughts and prayers go out to family! I worked with Wade at ISP! He will be missed by many! GOD BLESS
Kelsey Cook
October 15, 2020
Thoughts and prayers to the Jones family.
Peggy Sanders
October 15, 2020
Sorry For Your Loss