Leland Bryan Jones

Leland Bryan Jones, 78, of Richmond, passed away Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Texas while doing what he loved, singing and performing.
He was born in Alta Vista, Kansas, to Lewis and Lucy Jones, the last of 11 children.
He met and married his North Kansas City High School sweetheart, Carole Bing, Aug. 28, 1959.
They were blessed with three sons.
Music had a huge influence in Leland’s life; he performed all over the country for 65 years.
He drove over-the-road trucks for American Freightways, FedEx and then operated his own trucks contracted to Rush Trucking.
He is survived by his wife, Carole Jones; three sons, Bryan (Cathy), Glenn (Jerri) and Dean (Leanne) Jones; nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren (all Ray County residents); and one brother, Joseph E. Jones of Excelsior Springs. He is also survived by numerous nephews, nieces and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers and four sisters.
A celebration of life is from 1 to 5 p.m., Sunday, April 28, 2019, at the Ray County Senior Center, 1015 W. Royle St., Richmond. The Jones family invites guests to “come share your memories.”

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