Murray R. Jones, 73, of Silvis, died Tuesday, March 16, 2010, at Forest Hill Health & Rehab, East Moline. Vistation is 2-4 p.m. Saturday, March 20, at Dennison Funeral Home, Viola.Private interment will be at Viola Cemetery. Cremation rites have been accorded. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left for the Humane Society. He was born Jan. 11, 1937, in Moline, to Warren D. and Carrie A. Smith Jones. He married Sharon Demick on Jan. 26, 1963, in Alexis; they divorced in 1992. Mr. Jones was involved in the trucking industry. He served in the United States Air Force from 1955 to 1959. Murray enjoyed sports, fishing and remodeling homes. Survivors include daughter, Sherry Simpson, Forsyth, Mo.; sons, Michael (Dawn) Jones, Woodstock, Ga., and Steven (Annette) Jones, Davenport; five grandchildren; sister, Carol A. (Lee) Eyrich, Geneseo He was preceded in death by: parents; sisters, June Harrison and Ann Monteyne; brother, Bill Jones; and granddaughter, Taylor Simpson.