King-Lynk Funeral Home obituary – Wade P. Jones, 50, Fort Madison

Wade P. Jones, 50, of Fort Madison, died Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020.

Wade P. Jones50, of Fort Madison, IA, passed away on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 1:47 AM at his home.

   He was born on March 9, 1970 in Arlington, Texas to Glenn and Merilin Paulus Jones.  On July 14, 2018 he married Melinda Kemp Reed in Ft. Madison.  He was a graduate of Ft. Madison High School.  Wade was a correctional officer at ISP for twenty-seven years.  He was a bass fisherman and went to Wisconsin every summer to compete.  Wade also enjoyed hunting, especially deer.

   Survivors include his wife, Mindy Jones of Ft. Madison; his mother, Merilin Jones of Ft. Madison; a step daughter, Bradie (Matt Bailey) Reed of Clinton; four grandchildren, Bleyn, Ryker, J’Kiya and Maddyx; his in-laws, Ron and Sharon Kemp of Ft. Madison and Kent Clippert of Keokuk.  He was preceded in death by his Father, grandparents and mother-in-law, June Clippert.

    Friends may call after 2 PM on Sunday, October 18, 2020 at King-Lynk Funeral Home &Crematory where the family will meet with friends from 3-5 PM.  The funeral service will be held on Monday, October 19, 2020 at 10 AM at King-Lynk Funeral Home with Rev. Jon Heyland officiating.  Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery.

   A memorial has been established for the ALS Iowa Chapter and online condolences may be left at

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