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Lt. Thomas Michael " Tom" Jones

January 19, 1944 — August 1, 2017

Retired Police Lieutenant Thomas Michael “Tom” Jones, age 73, of Barnhart, Missouri, passed away on Tuesday, August 01, 2017. He was born January 19, 1944, in St. Louis.  Tom was a U.S. Navy Veteran and proudly served. He married his wife of fifteen years, Mary Amelia “Amy” McKenna-Jones on May 14, 2002, in Maui, Hawaii.  Tom was a 1988 graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy, and he earned his Associate Degree in Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice in 1988 from St. Louis Community College at Meramec.  In 1990, he earned his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and Management from Webster University, and in 2001 he earned his Master’s Degree in Administration of Justice from Lindenwood University. Tom began his law enforcement career with the City of St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department in 1969. In 1972 he began his employment with the City of Crestwood which lasted for 22 years earning the rank of Lieutenant and Interim Chief of Police. After retirement Tom taught at the Law Enforcement Academy at Jefferson College and the Criminal Justice Institute at The University of Arkansas at Little Rock. He was a member of the St. Louis Missouri Critical Incident Stress Management Team (CISM) and St. Joseph Catholic Church, Imperial, Missouri.  He was a true mentor and friend to many Police Officers and other members of the Law Enforcement Community.

 

He is survived by:

 

Wife-Mary Amelia “Amy” McKenna-Jones, of Barnhart, Missouri

Daughter-Caroline Jones, of Barnhart, Missouri

Son-James (Heather Moon) Jones, of St. Louis, Missouri

Son-Michael Jones, of Richwoods, Missouri

Brother-Phil (Barbara) Jones, of Moses Lake, Washington

Sister-Kathie (Don) Kleinschrodt, of De Soto, Missouri.

Brother-Morton Jones, of St. Louis, Missouri

Sister in-law-Jill Jones, of St. Louis, Missouri

 

Also survived by his grandchildren, great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

 

Preceded in death by:

 

Father-Ralph Milton Jones

Mother-Mary Eileen Jones (nee Frye)

Brother-Patrick Jones

 

Visitation: Monday, August 07, 2017, from 2 to 8pm at Robert D. Brown Funeral Home, Hillsboro, Missouri

 

Prayer Service: Tuesday, August 08, 2017, at 9am in the funeral home chapel.

 

Funeral Mass: Tuesday, August 08, 2017, at 10am at St Joseph Catholic Church, Imperial, Missouri.

 

Interment: Jefferson Barrack’s National Cemetery, St Louis, Missouri.

 

Memorials: to Backstoppers or to the Critical Incident Stress Management Team (CISM) would be appreciated by the family.

 

 

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Monday, August 7, 2017

2:00 - 8:00pm (Central time)

Robert D. Brown Funeral Home

103 4th St, Hillsboro, MO 63050

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Prayer Service

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

9:00 - 9:15am (Central time)

Robert D. Brown Funeral Home

103 4th St, Hillsboro, MO 63050

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Mass

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

10:00 - 11:00am (Central time)

St Joseph's Catholic Church

6020 Old Antonia Rd, Imperial, MO 63052

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Burial

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Starts at 11:30am (Central time)

Jefferson Barrack's National Cemetery

2900 Sheridan Rd, St. Louis, MO 63125

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