Benny Dale Jones, 62, of Christiansburg, VA, passed away at his residence with his loving family by his side after a short illness. Benny was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He departed this life to be with family and friends who have gone before him. His destination is Heaven and he will greet you there. Benny was a graduate of Pulaski County High School, class of 65’. He served in the United States Air Force Security Services in the Vietnam Era as the rank of Sergeant. Benny is preceded in death by his parents Glendon Lee Jones and Edna Ramsey Jones, his brothers, Robert L. Jones, Kenneth D. Jones, Franklin D. Jones and Everett E. Jones. He is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Lula Bell Jones, his children Wilton Cromer (Kim), Tracy Cromer (Vickie), Tina Harvey, Pamela Jones, and Christina Jones. He is also survived by 9 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren, his sisters, Linda J. Axon (Jim), of Frankfort, KY, Ona R. Anderson, of Pulaski, VA; brother, Clayton E. Jones, of Pulaski, VA, and a special niece Tammy Worthington, of Lexington, KY, special friends Leonard and Doris Tuggle, of Stuart, VA. It was at Benny’s request that there would be no final goodbyes at visitation, or a funeral service. There will be a celebration of his life at Horne Funeral Home in Christiansburg, VA on Sunday, January 10, 2010 at 3 p.m. with Pastor Mike Neuse officiating. Visitation will be from 2 p.m.-3 p.m. on Sunday, January 10, 2010 at Horne Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to New River Valley Community Church at 2455 Peppers Ferry Rd., NW, Christiansburg, VA 24073. The Jones family is being served by Horne Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.hornefuneralservice.com.