Michael Eugene Jones II, 35 of Ripley, passed away suddenly on January 10. 2018.

He was born on November 29, 1982 in Ripley, son of Mike Jones of Sandyville and the late Diane Burgess Jones. Mike was a 2001 graduate of Ripley High School. While in High School, he was honored by his class mates by being elected, Mr. Sophomore, Mr. Junior, Mr. Viking during the Homecoming celebration, Sweetheart Ball King and Prom King. He was also voted the funniest in his Class. He was known for his ability on the Viking Football team. He attended Marshall University. He worked with his father in the family business of Jones Gutter Company. He always kept people on their toes by performing his juggling and balancing act, not to mention his fire breathing trick. His goal was to make everyone around him happy.  

In addition to his father he is survived by sisters, Shawna Warner of Leon and Angel Reed of Kenna; a cousin whom was like a sister, Shali Hickman; his aunt, Sherry Fry; Step mother, Jenny Jones; step brother, Jordan Kidd; nieces and nephews, Logan Tuttle, Brooke, Lyla and Landon Warner, Alexzandra and Warren Reed; cousin Chase Fry. He will also be missed by countless friends.

Funeral Service will be 1:00 pm Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at the Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley. Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery, Given. Friends may call from 5 to 8 pm on Tuesday at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that you perform a “Random Act of Kindness” for someone special in Memory of Mike or support his love of animals by donating in his memory to the Jackson County Animal Shelter Building Project, 86 County Farm Rd., Cottageville, WV 25239.

Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.waybrightfuneralhome.com