Stephen R. Jones (Steve), 31

Stephen R. Jones (Steve), 31, of Lewes, was died Thursday, Nov. 30, 2006.

Steve was born Dec. 14, 1974, in Newark, and moved to Lewes as a young child. He was the supervisor of Public Works for the town of Laurel and had served with the Lewes Fire Department.

Steve was a loving, devoted husband who enjoyed numerous hobbies, including horseback riding, waterskiing, fishing, hunting, and jet skiing.

He is survived by his wife, Katie; his parents, Pat and Bob Jones; brother, Chuck Jones; his mother and father-in-law, Charles and Marcia Melson; brother- and sister-in-law, Chuck and Jennifer Melson; and his nieces and nephews, Jessica, Elizabeth and Chad Melson.

Funeral services were scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 6, at noon at the Long Neck chapel of Melson Funeral Services, on Long Neck Road in Millsboro.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions in his memory to the Delaware Humane Society of Sussex County, 22918 DuPont Blvd, Georgetown, DE 19947.