Scott Ashley Jones passed away on May 31, 2019, at his home, in Midvale, UT.
He was born October 23, 1968, in Phoenix, AZ to Norman Kay Jones and Diane Harris.
Scott attended elementary schools in Blanding and Monticello. He attended and graduated from East High School in Salt Lake City.
He also attended and graduated from Snow College and graduated from the University of Utah in the field of Emergency Management.
Scott enjoyed participating in sports. He played baseball and some football while he attended East High School.
His favorite sport was rugby. In fact, he was playing rugby at the University of Utah, when he was first diagnosed with Lupus.
Scott loved to watch corny shows on TV with his brother, Brett. They spent a lot of enjoyable times laughing together.
Scott worked as a City Manager for Orem City. He also worked for Salt Lake Community College. While working for SLCC, he was chosen “Employee of the Year.”
He attended multiple training sessions at Quantico, in Virginia, and was recognized for his training there.
He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
He loved his two sons and was so proud of them and their accomplishments.
Scott is survived by his two sons, Steven Ashton Jones and Jens Shumway Jones; his mother, Diane Jones; his brother, Norman Brett Jones; and his two sisters, Valerie Coyle and Marcie Jones.
He is preceded in death by his father, Norman Kay Jones.
A viewing and funeral services will be held on Friday, June 7, 2019, in a chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints located at 10600 South 260 East in Sandy, UT with a viewing from 12-1 p.m. and the funeral at 1 p.m.
Interment will be in the Blanding City Cemetery, June 8, 2019, at 2:30 p.m.
Scott died after a 30-year fight with Lupus. We will all miss him every day, but we are thankful he is no longer in pain.
We thank everyone who loved and helped care for Scott, as he struggled with his health.