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D. Anthon Jones

October 6, 1945 — September 27, 2017

David Anthon Jones 71 passed away on September 27, 2017 at home in Delta Utah.  Anthon was born October 6, 1945 in Malad, Idaho to David Harold and Mable Rust Jones.

He attended and graduated from Malad High School. Served a mission in the Hill Cumorah mission in New York. Served in the Army for 2 years. He Married Susan Faris on August 10, 1973. Later Sealed in the Provo L.D.S. Temple. 

Anthon is survived by his wife Susan; nine children: Reid Plantz; Eddie (Nancy) Lamm, of Meridian, Idaho; Michelle (James) Valdez of Pueblo, Colorado; Mary Ann (Scott) Stewart of Vernal, Utah; Lori (Randy) England, (Late Matt Bishop) of Delta, Utah; David (Sarah) Jones of Savannah, Georgia; Daniel (Hilaree) Jones of Delta, Utah; Brent (Jenni), Jones of Spanish Fork, Utah; Jo Ann (John) Nielsen of Delta, Utah; 14 Grandchildren: Mallory, Justin, Skyler, & Kristin Lamm: Kevin & Jaxon Jones; Ty, Shay, AJ Bishop, Saige, Gracie, & Cash England; Swayzie & Nash Jones.

 He was preceded in death by his brothers Alan, Arnold, Adrian and his parents. He was a big man with an even bigger heart and will be missed by many.

 A viewing will be held Thursday October 5th, 2017 from 6 to 8 PM at the 3rd and 4th Ward building, 197 S 300 W Delta, Utah. Graveside services will be held Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 1:00 PM at St. John Cemetery in St. John, Idaho under the care of Olpin Stevens Funeral Home. Online condolences can be offered at

Many thanks to the wonderful and loving Hospice Team.

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Thursday, October 5, 2017

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Mountain time)

Scipio Town Cemetery

, Scipio, UT 84656

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