Melvin L. Jones, 77, of Lockeford, died June 22. He was born Dec. 14, 1936, in Williams.
Mr. Jones was a retired security officer. He attended Clements Community Church.
He is survived by seven children and numerous grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Diana Jones.
Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. July 9 at Cherokee Memorial Park, 831 Industrial Way in Lodi, with Pastor Ron Martens of Clements Community Church officiating. Visitation will be held from 1 to 7 p.m. July 2 at Chapel of the Palms, 303 S. California St., Stockton.
Chapel of the Palms is assisting the family with arrangements.