Clifford Leroy Jones Jr.

Clifford Leroy Jones Jr., 92, of Waupun, passed away June 23, 2021 at Prairie Ridge Assisted Living in Waupun.

Clifford was born June 18, 1929 in El Paso, TX the son of Clifford and Margaret Hutchinson Jones Sr. Clifford grew up in Enterprise, KS. He served in the U.S. Navy in the Korean Conflict. Clifford graduated from the Milwaukee School of Engineering. On September 1, 1956 he married Joan Piekarski. Clifford worked for the State of Wisconsin as a correctional officer and then in food services. He was a life-long member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Waupun and the Knights of Columbus. He was an avid gardener and loved woodworking.

Clifford is survived by his son, Jeff (Lisa) Jones; his daughter, Debbie (Kevin) Van Buren; and his son, Michael (Diane) Jones; 9 grandchildren: Ben, Bart, Beth, Jacob, John, Jesse, Sarah, Brandon, and Steven; 21 great-grandchildren: Shane, Jessica, Alyssa, Carter, Benet, Amelia, Sofia, Evan, Teagan, Liam, Addie, Bennett, Lucia, Jack, Elle, Brodie, Luke, Izabella, Joseph, Livia, and Kendrick; a sister, Karen Boetz; and many nieces and nephews.

Clifford was preceded in death by his wife, Joan in 2016; four brothers; and two sisters.

Per Clifford’s wishes a private family graveside service will be held.

Special thanks to Prairie Ridge staff, Generations Hospice, and staff of Waupun Cardiac Rehab.

Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home of Waupun and staff are serving the family. Please visit our website at for further information and to send condolences.