A memorial service will be held Sunday, January 30, 2011, 2:00 PM at the Dellinger Funeral Home, Woodstock. Burial will be Arlington National Cemetery with Military honors.
LTC Jones was born August 6, 1924 at Pittsburg, PA. He was the son of the late Paul and Edith Petrie Jones. LTC Jones was a veteran of the United States Army, assigned to the Pentagon, Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Department of State. He retired in 1968 with over twenty- three years of service. He then taught school for ten years before retiring to Fort Valley and Edinburg.
LTC was preceded in death by a brother and sister in law.
He is survived by his wife, Lillian (Pat) Jones; three sons, Robert C. Jones and wife, Carol, Thomas C. Jones, and Jeffery A. Jones and wife Alice; a sister, Patricia Segal; grandchildren, Jennifer Ebrat and husband, Sal, Matthew Jones, and step grandson, Christopher Zenger, two nieces and one nephew.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Shenandoah County Animal Shelter, 268 Landfill Road, Edinburg, Virginia 22824.