• Rickie Lee Jones

    19 Sep 2017

  • Sedan – Jones, Rickie Lee, 51 died Monday, September 18, 2017 at his home in Sedan, Kansas.  Rick was born, February 19, 1966, Honolulu, Hawaii, to Gary Lee Jones and Jane (Nagai) Jones.  Rick was preceded in death by his mother & younger sister, Rene Michelle “Shelly” Jones.

    Rick graduated from Beggs High School, in Beggs, Oklahoma. He received his bachelor’s degree from OSU, in Biology & Wildlife Management.  He joined Arrow Trucking and worked there for several years in management positions.  After Arrow’s demise, Rick moved to Sedan, Kansas where he almost single handedly built and operated the Rack Shack Bar B Que Restaurant for several years. After selling the Rack Shack, Rick worked as supervisor of pipe yard and pipe inspection for Boomerang Oilfield & Pipe Manufacturing, Houston, TX.

    In 2015 he returned, to Sedan, Kansas and had just opened his restaurant “Seasons” on Main Street and worked on his beloved farm northeast of town. 

    Rick is survived by his son: Clint Tyler Jones, Bartlesville, Oklahoma, father, Gary Lee Jones, step-mother, Elaine Moore Jones, Bella Vista, AR. (formerly Of Tulsa, OK); Clint’s mother, Lezlee Jones and her parents, George & Carmaleta Lorenz, Sedan, Kansas;  two uncles; Larry Jones, his wife, Jacquie,  and Jerry Jones; first cousins, Robin, Kelly, Dusty & Ginger.  In addition to the loss of his mother and sister he lost his beloved grandfather & grandmother, Jake & Leta Irene Jones, Drummond, OK.

    Rick had a great love of animals mainly dogs and a love of the land.  He passed away doing what he loved, working on his farm. He had many hobbies, he built beautiful rustic furniture.  He learned at his father’s knee hunting and fishing and passed this love onto his son and as many will testify he was a great cook.

    In lieu of flowers friends may contribute to The Nature Conservancy, Attn: Treasurer, 4240 North Fairfax Drive, Ste 100, Arlington, VA  22203.

    A Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, September 23, 2017, First Baptist Church, 220 N. Chautauqua Street, Sedan, Kansas with Pastor Mark Davis of the First Baptist Church officiating.  Private inurnment will be held at a later date.

     

     

     

     

  • 3 comments

    Very sad news for Sedan and his family,may all know this one thing,love each other as never know when a life will be taken,God bless each of you

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    Rick was a great friend. He will truly be missed My thoughts and prayers go out to all his family

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    I am verry sorry for your loss. I realy enjoyed working for rick at the rack shack. He will be missed.

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