Christopher Lee Jones
1996 – 2018
Christopher Lee Jones, 21, passed away on February 7th at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, KS. He was born on August 21st, 1996 to Thomas Lee Jones and Marcia Carvalho, in Coffeyville, Kansas. He has an older brother, Sean Michael Jones.
Chris was a bright, energetic, hardworking, loyal man who would drop anything to help those he cared about. At times he would take on too much but would never complain. He enjoyed working on vehicles for restorations and upgrades and enjoyed racing them. If he wasn’t at work or in the garage, he was probably at the gym.
Chris played football, baseball, and basketball in high school. Upon graduation in 2014, he attended Independence Community College and continued his football career until graduating with his associates in 2016. He then attended Wichita State University in pursuing a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering while working an internship at Standard Motor Products.
Chris leaves behind his parents, his brother, and many friends.
A memorial service will be held to honor Chris’ life at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, February 17th at the First Church of The Nazarene located at 3167 South 10th Street, Independence, Kansas 67301. We humbly ask for donations in lieu of flowers to help with final expenses. To leave a special message for the family please visit www.webbrodrickchapel.com Webb & Rodrick Chapel and Crematory is assiststing the family with arrangements.
With heavy heart I send you our sympathy for your loss Chris will be truly missed.May God be with you both in this time of sorrow.
Jill and Homer NewtonElk City, KS
We are so sorry for your loss!!
Tom and Debbie MaversIndependence, KS
Thoughts and Prayers for all. Peace be with you.
Gerstenkorn FamilyIndependence, KS
Chris was such a pleasure to work with as an intern at SMP. He was a very kind young man. He will be greatly missed by all of us in the Engineering / Drafting department.
Shari AkinIndependence, KS
I’ll miss ya chris sucks this happened you had a bright future rest easy my friend I’ll see ya on the other side
Brastin HindsIndependece, KS
Thinking of you in this time of sadness
Mary SasseIndependence, KS
My deepest sympathies to the family and his friends. I watched Chris play ball with my son for two years. He was and is wonderful young man who had a lot to offer. God has something special in mind for Chris. My prayers and blessings to all.
Rod ZinnIndependence, KS