Samuel C. Jones, 81 of Katy, Texas and Dent Minnesota, passed on April 20, 2020 from heart complications (none-Covid19 related).

He was born June 29, 1938 in Elmwood, Illinois.

Sam is survived by his loving spouse Marti (Martha Graack Conrad) Jones; children Laura Jones, Curtis (Kate Hintz) Jones, Craig (Molly Candy) Jones; step-children Kris (Scott) Petersen, Jackie (George) Sacks, Craig (Jan Gloden) Conrad; granddaughters Katie Jones, Olivia Jones, Morgan Jones, Lilly Sacks and Macie Sacks; sister Marilyn Williamson; brother Dwight Jones; nephews, nieces, step-relatives and his Gordon Setter, Willie Nelson Jones.

Sam was preceded in death by his parents Robert and Muriel Jones; sister Dorothy Taylor; and brother Bob Jones.

A VP of Academic Affairs and teacher of Psychology at Illinois Central College, Sam enjoyed early retirement from ICC in 1993 moving on to Minnesota to create a Minnesota fishing and ice fishing adventure setting at Star Lake for family and friends.

In 2004 expanded to Texas to create an entertaining ranch in Carmine, Texas as well as a welcoming home in Cinco Ranch, Katy, TX for all his family and friends to enjoy.

Compassionate and supportive Schmidt Funeral Home of Katy, TX has handled current arrangements. Future arrangements are pending in IL, MN and TX.