John serves as President of the business and is a life long resident of Harlan. As a young boy John always was around the funeral business being the youngest son of the late Dukie Jones. A 1993 graduate of James A. Cawood High School, John went on to graduate from Mid America College of Funeral service in the Fall of 1994. Receiving his Kentucky Funeral Director/Embalmer Licences in 1997, following in the footsteps of his father, and older brother Jeff. After the passing of his father in January 1999 John took over the role as the Managing Director a job that he still does to this day. John has served on the Funeral Directors Association of Kentucky Board of Directors and currently serves as President for the year of 2017-2018. He is only the 2nd Director from Harlan to have served as President, the other being former owner Edward Laws in 1954. He is member of the Harlan Masonic Lodge 879, where he is Past Master and Past Deputy Grand Master. His greatest accomplishment in life is his 3 daughters, Hannah, Peighton, and Abbie Jones.