Aug. 2, 1989 – Nov. 13, 2012

Services for Senior Reserve Airman Richard Lee Jones will be held at noon Saturday in True Bethel Baptist Church, 1112 South Ave., Niagara Falls, after viewing at 11 a.m.

Airman Jones, who had served as a medic with the 914th Airlift Wing at Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station for six years, was found Tuesday in the Black Rock Canal. He had been missing since Oct. 22. He was 23.

Born in Niagara Falls, he was a graduate of Niagara Falls High School and had been living on Buffalo’s West Side. Until recently, he worked for a Buffalo management company.

Surviving are his mother, Mildred; two sisters, Michele and Melisha; and two brothers, Robert Jr. and Randy.