Utah Beekeepers' Association

As Currently Organized since 1892; Serving and Representing Utah's Beekeepers Since the Early 1860's.

President's Message

Salt Lake City, Utah — Skip Jones, age 71, passed peacefully in his home on June 2, 2021. Skip was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on May 11, 1950 to William Rowley Jones and Olive Grace Lewis Jones. Skip was a loving father, grandfather and devoted son. He always took care of everyone and welcomed everyone to his events. He loved beekeeping and operated Jones Bee Company for over 30 years and took over as owner soon after his father's death. He is survived by his wife Vera Kathleen McBreaty Jones, his son William Jones (Tina Marie McCullough), and his daughter Tracie Jones (Roger Crookston). He was preceded in death by his son Timothy Jones and grandson Baby Jessie Jones. He is also survived by his many grandchildren; Christopher, Edward (Jadrian), Francheska, Shelby, Victoria, Zacarious, Katie (Trevor Peterson), Dalton (SaraLynn), Bridgett Lovie (Riter Robinson), Cooper, and Abbie as well as great-grandchildren; Jaxx, Leo, Ash River, JaKenzie, and Dallas. Kathleen and Skip have been united in marriage for 46 years.

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Published by Deseret News from Jun. 3 to Jun. 11, 2021 and at https://www.legacy.com/us/obituaries/deseretnews/name/skip-jones-obituary

Happy Beekeeping,

Jared Taylor

UBA President

Association Officers and Staff

President   Jared Taylor   2019-2020   435-619-3005   
Past President   Michael Stephenson   2017-2018   435-864-8346  
President Elect   Brian Stephenson   2021-2022   435-691-1976
Director   Doug Hawkes   2018-2020   801-599-9801  
Director   Martin James   2019-2021   435-760-0805  
Director   Jim Retallick   2019-2022   801-721-0354   
Secretary   Mandy Taylor   Appointed
Treasurer   Doug Hawkes   Appointed   801-599-9801  
Webmaster   Blaine Nay   Appointed   435-590-7569  

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