Lynn Camp girls basketball coach Richard Jones dies following cancer battle

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CORBIN, Ky. (WKYT) - Lynn Camp High School girls basketball coach Richard Jones has died following a battle with kidney cancer.

Knox County Public Schools announced Jones died Wednesday morning.

"To his family, I extend my condolences on the loss of a husband, father, and great man," Superintendent Kelly Sprinkles said in a statement. "Coach Jones was the face of Lynn Camp Schools in many ways, proudly supporting the Wildcats both athletically and academically. His reach extended beyond the school walls and into the community. Coach Jones will be greatly missed by all."

The district announced funeral arrangements will be conducted at Lynn Camp Middle/High.

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