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James "Dayton" Jones

May 12, 1980 — September 14, 2020

James “Dayton” Jones, 40, of Amarillo passed away September 14, 2020.

Memorial service will be at 3:00 p.m., Friday, September 18, 2020 at Schooler Funeral Home, 4100 S. Georgia St.

Dayton was born May 12, 1980 and grew up in Amarillo where he later attended Amarillo College earning a welding certificate. He was a talented welder and loved building and fixing things. Dayton was an amazing artist and tattoo artist. He loved sports and was a fan of the Houston Texas, Texas Longhorns and Texas Rangers. He was very headstrong in everything that he did and loved his family and spouse with all of his being, especially his daughter and granddaughter.

He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Joe and Ilene Dowdy.

Dayton is survived by his wife, Christianna Vales-Jones; daughter, Makayla Jones; granddaughter, Kaliyah Smith; mother and step-father, Mike and Tauna Beighley; father, Wade Jones; 2 sisters, TJ “sis” Roybal and Jaclyn Jones; brother, Michael Beighley; 8 nieces and nephews; 3 aunts; 2 uncles; and many cousins.

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