Jason E. Jones

Jason E. Jones, 57, of Muscatine, passed away on Thursday, May 18, 2023.

Celebration of Life will take place on 3 June 2023 from 2-4 p.m., at the Faith United Church of Christ. A gathering of family and friends will take place from 2-3 p.m., and moments of remembrance from

3-4 p.m. The Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to the Muskie Booster Club for either softball, baseball, or the vocal music club. Online condolences may be made at www.wittichfuneralhome.com.

Jason E. Jones was born on 24 January 1966, in Muscatine, to John E. and Judith L. Magel Jones.

Jason was a 1984 graduate of Muscatine High School where he was a First Team All-State baseball player and an MVP Iowa Allstar. He set the MHS’s 3rd best single season baseball record with a batting average of .474 and 11 homeruns. He continued his education at Muscatine Community College where he played baseball. He finished his baseball and academic career at the University of Iowa where he lettered in baseball and graduated with a Baccalaureate in Communications. He was inducted into the Muscatine High School Hall of Fame in 2022.

He was an active member of several hunting clubs to include; The North American Versatile Hunting Dog Association (NAVHDA), Pheasants Forever, and the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF).

Jason enjoyed hunting, cooking, and baking. He also enjoyed training his hunting dogs, going to ball games, and coaching. Most recently, he loved being a grandpa and foster grandpa.

Jason is survived by Nancy Ward; his children, Kaylee (Ian) Hinkamper, Kendi (David) Summers, Kyra Jones, and Jen Ward; grandson, Ender Hinkamper; parents, John and Judith Jones; siblings, Joffre Jones and Jade Jones (Vicki) and their children, Dawson, Marli, and Canon; numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins; numerous friends; and his dogs, Gizmo, Bandit, Chopper, and Scooby.

He is preceded in death by his grandparents, maternal and paternal, and his beloved German Shorthairs, Java, Greta, Britt, Bodie, and Ellagator.

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