2012-08-30 / Obituaries

Christopher Jones

Christopher Brian Jones, a life-long resident of Mariposa

County, passed away on Aug.

22 at the age of 24.

Chris was very active in sports growing up. He graduated from Mariposa County High School in 2006, lettering in football and track. He was a past member of the Mariposa County Search and Rescue team and after earning his certificate in wildland firefighting from Butte College. Chris had also earned his EMT certificate.

Those who knew Chris were always greeted by a big smile and a warm bear hug that brightened the day.

Chris is survived by his mother, Carolyn; his father, Mark; his sister, Lauren; and brother-in-heart, Chad; as well as his stepmother, Lisa; and step-sister, Laura. Chris also leaves his Granddaddy, numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and life-long friends.

A rememberance of Chris’ life is planned for Sept. 8 at McCay Hall in Cathey’s Valley at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations to the Fresno Community Burn Center or the Epilepsy Foundation at www.givingepilepsyfoundation.org in Christopher Jones’ name.

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