Gregory Dean Jones, 67


Gregory Dean Jones, 67, of Hillsboro, died at 10:27 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023, in Creve Coeur, MO.

Cremation Rites were accorded. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 4, at Bass Patton Dean Funeral Home in Hillsboro. A Celebration of Life will begin at 1 p.m. on Saturday, at the funeral home with Mark Noyes of Hillsboro, officiating. Burial will take place at Cress Hill Cemetery in Hillsboro.

Mr. Jones was born on June 24, 1955, in Hillsboro, to the late Oliver D. Jones and Marilyn (Noyes) Jones. He married Connie (Vollintine) Buscher on March 17, 1990, at the First Baptist Church, and she survives.

Mr. Jones graduated from Edwardsville High School. He worked for the State of Illinois at the DMV Secretary of State’s Office. Mr. Jones was a member of Hillsboro Moose Lodge. He enjoyed playing golden tee and pool. Mr. Jones  loved spending time with friends and family, and he loved his dogs, Chauncey and Fang.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Jones is survived by his children, Aaron Todd (wife, Stacie) Pratt of Ft. Meyers, FL,  Aaron (wife, Tiffany) Buscher of Conifer, CO, and Kacey (husband,  Andy) Becker of Bethalto; grandchildren, Ashlea Davison, Patrick Pratt, Nicole Hayden, Andrew Hayden, Hayden Buscher, Colton Buscher and Clayton Buscher; brother, Brian Jones of Loami; and several cousins.

He was preceded by his parents, Oliver D. Jones and Marilyn (Noyes) Jones; and his brother, Ricky Jones in 2019.

Memorials may be made to Montgomery County PAWS Care and Evelyn’s House of Creve Coeur, MO. Condolences may be left online at