Archive for Thursday, December 7, 2006

Billy R. Jardon

December 7, 2006

Billy R. Jardon

Services for Billy Ray Jardon, 64, Baldwin City, will be at 1 p.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church in Baldwin City. Burial will follow at Vinland Cemetery near Baldwin City.

Mr. Jardon died Saturday, Dec. 2, 2006, at his home.

He was born Oct. 7, 1942, on the family farm near Baldwin City. He grew up in Prairie City and attended Prairie City Grade School. He graduated from Baldwin High School in 1960. He lived in Illinois, North Dakota and Wyoming before he moved back to Baldwin City in 1984.

Mr. Jardon was a pipefitter with Local Union No. 763 of Lawrence. He began work in January 1967 and retired Oct. 31, 2004, with Local Union No. 441 of Wichita. He was a member of the Experimental Aviation Association.

He married Deneese Irene Schutz on Nov. 7, 1970, in Baldwin City. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include two daughters, Debbie Cotton, Flower Mound, Texas, and LaNeece Evilsizor, Baldwin City; a son, Doyle Jardon, Baldwin City; two sisters, Peggy Ford, Baldwin City, and Betty Langrell, Eudora; a brother, Bud Jardon, Baldwin City; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the Billy Ray Jardon Memorial Fund, sent in care of the Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, P.O. Box 64, Baldwin City 66006.

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