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Franklin Deon Jones

August 31, 1973 ~ February 8, 2023 (age 49) 49 Years Old

Franklin Jones Obituary

 Remembering Franklin D. Jones

Franklin D. Jones was born on August 31, 1973
In Richmond, Indiana. He spent most of his youth in the
Soldiers and Sailors Children's Home in Knightstown where he made many life-long friends.
He since relocated and
Resided in Indianapolis, Indiana. He left this earth on February 8, 2023.

He worked
Independently driving for Z-trip, his favorite place
Of employment, he worked there for 4 years.

Franklin D. Jones was known as Deon to his friends
And Frank Diggity Jones to his fans. He loved and lived
For his kids. Deon was known for many things.
First vlogger you ever saw, martial arts enthusiast, artist,
Barber, Dad, salesman, entrepreneur, stand-up comedian, and
a survivor.

Deon was the life of the party and
lit up any room. Every time he turned the corner
he was showing all 32 teeth smiling from ear to ear.

Deon was a proud dedicated father. The lessons
He taught his kids will forever be remembered.

Deon Jones will forever be loved and remembered by
His children Dasia Jones, Delin Jones, Lexi Jones,
Jaekwon Akins, Dante Akins, and Jordan Drain. Grandson,
Kyrie Maydwell Ex-wife Lindsay Meador, and many family
members Including but not limited to sister, Audrey Jones, mother
of Tiffany Smith,
Iesha Jones, Shaina Jones, Terrell Lewis, and Dooney Lewis and grandmother of
Audreyell Lewis, J jay Lewis,
Damonte Lewis, Trayvon Montgomery, and Taniyah Howard.

Celebration of Life for Deon will be held Thursday, February 16, 2023, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at Grinsteiner Funeral Home,1601 E. New York Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46201. Immediately following the Celebration of Life Service there will be a Repast Gathering from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at VFW Post #2999, 3553 English Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana 46201. Online condolences and words of remembrance maybe offered at


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