Steven Roger Jones, 64, died Oct. 31, 2020, at his home in Tonganoxie, Kansas. He battled cancer for over 16 years.


Steven was born Dec. 27, 1955 to Larry and Leta Jones. He was raised by his parents in Lansing, Kansas with his younger sister. He could accomplish anything he set his mind to. When he was young, he played the accordion and later played the piano, guitar, and drums in a band with his friends.


He attended Lansing High School where he graduated in 1974. He met his wife Kim through a mutual friend and later they married in June of 1976. Together they raised their two children. They would take the children on the best road trip vacations every summer


Steven was a member of Kansas City’s IBEW Union Local 53 with his son, where he worked on underground electrical construction and maintenance. Steven retired in August of 2020.


He loved building and creating, he built their first home in 1989 in Leavenworth County. He and his wife designed and built their current home in 2008 where they lived together.


Steven is survived by his wife, Kim; sister, Susan; his son, Sheldon; and daughter Heather; and five grandsons.


At his request, no service will be held.


Donations may be sent to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.