Cecil Ryan Jones

9 Apr 1939 - 22 Feb 1993

Change Your Language

close

You can change the language of the BillionGraves website by changing the default language of your browser.

Learn More
English
Register

Cecil Ryan Jones

9 Apr 1939 - 22 Feb 1993
edit Edit Record
photo Add Images
group_add Add Family
description Add a memory

Grave site information of Cecil Ryan Jones (9 Apr 1939 - 22 Feb 1993) at Evergreen Cemetery in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States from BillionGraves

Life Information

Cecil Ryan Jones

Born:
Married: 28 Jan 1965
Died:

Evergreen Cemetery

1876-1998 North 2000 West
Springville, Utah, Utah
United States

Headstone Description

CECIL RYAN - LOVING & LOVED
Transcriber

ScottDimmick

May 25, 2011
Transcriber

milesmeyer

May 26, 2011
Transcriber

onredroads

May 28, 2011
Transcriber

trishkovach

July 24, 2012
Transcriber

Alaraysha

September 26, 2012
Transcriber

Christine T

April 4, 2020
Transcriber

ALEJOCOTE

May 24, 2019
Transcriber

k.shoemaker4

July 31, 2018
Transcriber

Karen

July 23, 2019
Transcriber

whitem

July 13, 2019
Photographer

GraveScavenger

May 25, 2011

Nearby Graves

See more nearby graves
Upgrade to BG+

Family

Relationships on the headstone

add

Relationships added by users

add

Grave Site of Cecil Ryan

edit

Cecil Ryan Jones is buried in the Evergreen Cemetery at the location displayed on the map below. This GPS information is ONLY available at BillionGraves. Our technology can help you find the gravesite and other family members buried nearby.

Download the free BillionGraves mobile app for iPhone and Android before you go to the cemetery and it will guide you right to the gravesite.
android Google play phone_iphone App Store

Memories

add

Great Man, Great Priest's Quorum Advisor

Contributor: onredroads Created: 2 years ago Updated: 2 years ago

When I first moved to San Jose I was not actively involved in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I was busy working and a variety of other things. Brent would be waiting for me when I'd come home from work some nights to say hello, see how things were going, and invite me to church activities. I finally started attending and got to know his sons who were about my age. One spring break, I got to go with Brent and his sons to Brent's cousin's (Cecil Ryan Jones) ranch for branding. I had a great time. Several things that Brent taught me have stayed with me over the years. He is a great man. I loved Wyoming so much, I bought property about 20 miles south of the Jones' ranch and dream of retiring up there.

The Jones' Ranch, Wyoming

Contributor: onredroads Created: 2 years ago Updated: 2 years ago

At Cecil's daughter's request, I'm adding a few more memories of my trip to the Jones' ranch in Wyoming. I believe it was in the spring of 1973 that I met Cecil Jones and his family. I was living in San Jose, Ca and was invited by Cecil's cousin, Brent Jones, to take a trip during spring break to Wyoming for spring branding. I was friend's with Brent's sons, Mark, Bryan, and Nathan. I remember arriving at the Jones' home, and being amazed at how big it was. I believe it was an old school house that they'd moved to the property. It was up on a slight rise and had a great view out the east windows. Now, this is the memory of a 60-year-old, that was originally seen through the eyes of a 16-year-old (approximately), so accuracy and focus may be humorous. I remember eating REALLY well while we were there. I can't remember Cecil's wife's name, but she was a fabulous cook! The one meal that was unforgettable was interesting. The four of us teenagers - Mark, Bryan, Nathan, and me - were hearty eaters, and probably scarfed down everything put in front of us. The one night, we were eating what I remember as being noodles and meat in a delicious sauce. As usual, we were eating fast, and probably recklessly, until there was only one serving left and were discussing who should get the last serving. The adults at the table seemed to be enjoying our conversation, and more amused than I would have expected. One of them interrupted our discussion, I think it was Cecil or Brent and said, "You boys do know what you're eating, right?" Being teenagers, and knowing everything, we answered, "Yes!" "So you know those are Rocky Mountain Oysters in that sauce?" Our reaction was probably similar to what you would expect. Even though we had absolutely loved what we were eating before we knew what it was, none of us would touch the last serving. The adults happily finished it. Again, being mischievous teenagers, I also remember that we were instructed that whatever we shot, we'd have to eat. We had access to some 22 rifles and so we started bringing cottontail rabbits back to be cooked. We actually weren't interested in eating them, be we were interested in shooting them. When we started bring them back to eat, there was a short conversation between Cecil and his wife, and then Cecil came to us and said that if we wanted to shoot rabbits, we'd have to shoot them through the ears three times, before killing them (I think we were bring back too many.) That did limit our rabbit harvest, but definitely created a challenge for us. Working with the cattle was a dream come true for me. I loved riding horses, even though I had little experience. Cecil taught us how to saddle the horses, but we may not have paid close enough attention. I remember three or four of us taking off to "race" and I must have been behind a ways, because I watched Bryan slowly rotate, saddle and all, counter-clockwise on his horse until he was nearly under the horse and was kicked in the head. If I remember, he was unconscious for a while, but seemed to suffer no ill-effects of the concussion. We all paid better attention to our saddling techniques after that. I also remember us deciding to ride bareback for one short task, thinking we were real cowboys after a couple of days in the saddle. I really had no idea what I was doing, and horse I was riding kept trotting until I bounced off and into the mud. I ended up walking the horse back to the coral. After we had branded, I don't remember how many calves, seemed like hundreds, Cecil told us we needed to get the yearlings. They led us to a coral and I kept looking at the cattle in the coral trying to find the yearlings. "Where are they?" "That's them!" I think Cecil explained to me that these were calves that were born after branding last year. I couldn't believe an animal could grow that much in just under a year! I remember on Sunday were were all dressed up and heading up to Church when Cecil noticed the milk cow had gotten out of where she was supposed to be. Cecil, although in a suite and tie, stopped the car, walked over, led her back to the gate. When she hesitated, he gave her a push from behind to get her in, and just as he did, she splattered him with manure. He changed his clothes and then we went on our way. His composure never seemed to change, his only comment, in a calm voice was, "Now that's what's known as a s___y situation." Not specifically related to Cecil, but another humorous thing I remember was, we were driving the cattle down the highway, trying to keep them off the road so the cars could get by, when a car with California license plates stopped and started taking pictures of the four of us and the cattle. I remember thinking, if they only knew they were just taking pictures of four California teenagers on spring break, they may not have stopped to take the pictures. It was a wonderful trip. Great memories with great people. All of the Jones families were great and loving people. It really made a difference in my life and of course gave me some great stories to tell.

Great Man, Great Priest's Quorum Advisor

Contributor: Alaraysha Created: 2 years ago Updated: 9 months ago

When I first moved to San Jose I was not actively involved in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I was busy working and a variety of other things. Brent would be waiting for me when I'd come home from work some nights to say hello, see how things were going, and invite me to church activities. I finally started attending and got to know his sons who were about my age. One spring break, I got to go with Brent and his sons to Brent's cousin's (Cecil Ryan Jones) ranch for branding. I had a great time. Several things that Brent taught me have stayed with me over the years. He is a great man. I loved Wyoming so much, I bought property about 20 miles south of the Jones' ranch and dream of retiring up there.

The Jones' Ranch, Wyoming

Contributor: Alaraysha Created: 2 years ago Updated: 9 months ago

At Cecil's daughter's request, I'm adding a few more memories of my trip to the Jones' ranch in Wyoming. I believe it was in the spring of 1973 that I met Cecil Jones and his family. I was living in San Jose, Ca and was invited by Cecil's cousin, Brent Jones, to take a trip during spring break to Wyoming for spring branding. I was friend's with Brent's sons, Mark, Bryan, and Nathan. I remember arriving at the Jones' home, and being amazed at how big it was. I believe it was an old school house that they'd moved to the property. It was up on a slight rise and had a great view out the east windows. Now, this is the memory of a 60-year-old, that was originally seen through the eyes of a 16-year-old (approximately), so accuracy and focus may be humorous. I remember eating REALLY well while we were there. I can't remember Cecil's wife's name, but she was a fabulous cook! The one meal that was unforgettable was interesting. The four of us teenagers - Mark, Bryan, Nathan, and me - were hearty eaters, and probably scarfed down everything put in front of us. The one night, we were eating what I remember as being noodles and meat in a delicious sauce. As usual, we were eating fast, and probably recklessly, until there was only one serving left and were discussing who should get the last serving. The adults at the table seemed to be enjoying our conversation, and more amused than I would have expected. One of them interrupted our discussion, I think it was Cecil or Brent and said, "You boys do know what you're eating, right?" Being teenagers, and knowing everything, we answered, "Yes!" "So you know those are Rocky Mountain Oysters in that sauce?" Our reaction was probably similar to what you would expect. Even though we had absolutely loved what we were eating before we knew what it was, none of us would touch the last serving. The adults happily finished it. Again, being mischievous teenagers, I also remember that we were instructed that whatever we shot, we'd have to eat. We had access to some 22 rifles and so we started bringing cottontail rabbits back to be cooked. We actually weren't interested in eating them, be we were interested in shooting them. When we started bring them back to eat, there was a short conversation between Cecil and his wife, and then Cecil came to us and said that if we wanted to shoot rabbits, we'd have to shoot them through the ears three times, before killing them (I think we were bring back too many.) That did limit our rabbit harvest, but definitely created a challenge for us. Working with the cattle was a dream come true for me. I loved riding horses, even though I had little experience. Cecil taught us how to saddle the horses, but we may not have paid close enough attention. I remember three or four of us taking off to "race" and I must have been behind a ways, because I watched Bryan slowly rotate, saddle and all, counter-clockwise on his horse until he was nearly under the horse and was kicked in the head. If I remember, he was unconscious for a while, but seemed to suffer no ill-effects of the concussion. We all paid better attention to our saddling techniques after that. I also remember us deciding to ride bareback for one short task, thinking we were real cowboys after a couple of days in the saddle. I really had no idea what I was doing, and horse I was riding kept trotting until I bounced off and into the mud. I ended up walking the horse back to the coral. After we had branded, I don't remember how many calves, seemed like hundreds, Cecil told us we needed to get the yearlings. They led us to a coral and I kept looking at the cattle in the coral trying to find the yearlings. "Where are they?" "That's them!" I think Cecil explained to me that these were calves that were born after branding last year. I couldn't believe an animal could grow that much in just under a year! I remember on Sunday were were all dressed up and heading up to Church when Cecil noticed the milk cow had gotten out of where she was supposed to be. Cecil, although in a suite and tie, stopped the car, walked over, led her back to the gate. When she hesitated, he gave her a push from behind to get her in, and just as he did, she splattered him with manure. He changed his clothes and then we went on our way. His composure never seemed to change, his only comment, in a calm voice was, "Now that's what's known as a s___y situation." Not specifically related to Cecil, but another humorous thing I remember was, we were driving the cattle down the highway, trying to keep them off the road so the cars could get by, when a car with California license plates stopped and started taking pictures of the four of us and the cattle. I remember thinking, if they only knew they were just taking pictures of four California teenagers on spring break, they may not have stopped to take the pictures. It was a wonderful trip. Great memories with great people. All of the Jones families were great and loving people. It really made a difference in my life and of course gave me some great stories to tell.

Life timeline of Cecil Ryan Jones

1939
Cecil Ryan Jones was born on 9 Apr 1939
Cecil Ryan Jones was 2 years old when World War II: Nazi Germany invades the Soviet Union in Operation Barbarossa. Nazi Germany is the common English name for Germany between 1933 and 1945, when Adolf Hitler and his Nazi Party (NSDAP) controlled the country through a dictatorship. Under Hitler's rule, Germany was transformed into a totalitarian state that controlled nearly all aspects of life via the Gleichschaltung legal process. The official name of the state was Deutsches Reich until 1943 and Großdeutsches Reich from 1943 to 1945. Nazi Germany is also known as the Third Reich, from German Drittes Reich, meaning "Third Realm" or "Third Empire", the first two being the Holy Roman Empire and the German Empire. The Nazi regime ended after the Allied Powers defeated Germany in May 1945, ending World War II in Europe.
Cecil Ryan Jones was 14 years old when Jonas Salk announced the successful test of his polio vaccine on a small group of adults and children (vaccination pictured). Jonas Edward Salk was an American medical researcher and virologist. He discovered and developed one of the first successful polio vaccines. Born in New York City, he attended New York University School of Medicine, later choosing to do medical research instead of becoming a practicing physician. In 1939, after earning his medical degree, Salk began an internship as a physician scientist at Mount Sinai Hospital. Two years later he was granted a fellowship at the University of Michigan, where he would study flu viruses with his mentor Thomas Francis, Jr.
Cecil Ryan Jones was 30 years old when During the Apollo 11 mission, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to walk on the Moon. Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that landed the first two people on the Moon. Mission commander Neil Armstrong and pilot Buzz Aldrin, both American, landed the lunar module Eagle on July 20, 1969, at 20:17 UTC. Armstrong became the first person to step onto the lunar surface six hours after landing on July 21 at 02:56:15 UTC; Aldrin joined him about 20 minutes later. They spent about two and a quarter hours together outside the spacecraft, and collected 47.5 pounds (21.5 kg) of lunar material to bring back to Earth. Michael Collins piloted the command module Columbia alone in lunar orbit while they were on the Moon's surface. Armstrong and Aldrin spent 21.5 hours on the lunar surface before rejoining Columbia in lunar orbit.
Cecil Ryan Jones was 34 years old when Vietnam War: The last United States combat soldiers leave South Vietnam. The Vietnam War, also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America or simply the American War, was a conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975. It was the second of the Indochina Wars and was officially fought between North Vietnam and the government of South Vietnam. The North Vietnamese army was supported by the Soviet Union, China, and other communist allies; the South Vietnamese army was supported by the United States, South Korea, Australia, Thailand and other anti-communist allies. The war is considered a Cold War-era proxy war by some US perspectives. The majority of Americans believe the war was unjustified. The war would last roughly 19 years and would also form the Laotian Civil War as well as the Cambodian Civil War, which also saw all three countries become communist states in 1975.
Cecil Ryan Jones was 42 years old when The first launch of a Space Shuttle (Columbia) takes place: The STS-1 mission. The Space Shuttle was a partially reusable low Earth orbital spacecraft system operated by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), as part of the Space Shuttle program. Its official program name was Space Transportation System (STS), taken from a 1969 plan for a system of reusable spacecraft of which it was the only item funded for development. The first of four orbital test flights occurred in 1981, leading to operational flights beginning in 1982. In addition to the prototype whose completion was cancelled, five complete Shuttle systems were built and used on a total of 135 missions from 1981 to 2011, launched from the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida. Operational missions launched numerous satellites, interplanetary probes, and the Hubble Space Telescope (HST); conducted science experiments in orbit; and participated in construction and servicing of the International Space Station. The Shuttle fleet's total mission time was 1322 days, 19 hours, 21 minutes and 23 seconds.
Cecil Ryan Jones died on 22 Feb 1993 at the age of 53
BillionGraves.com
Grave record for Cecil Ryan Jones (9 Apr 1939 - 22 Feb 1993), BillionGraves Record 2121 Springville, Utah, Utah, United States

Loading