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James R. Jones

August 19, 1919 May 7, 2012
James R. Jones
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Obituary for James R. Jones

James R. Jones, a long time resident of Royal Oak, died May 7, 2012, at West Bloomfield Nursing Center. He was 92 years old. Mr. Jones was born August 19, 1919, in Fleming, Kansas to Sarah and Raymond Jones.

Mr. Jones proudly served as a First Sergeant in the United States Army during WWII. He married Elsie Jones on August 28, 1948 and was a truck driver for Jones Transfer until his retirement in 1981.

Mr. Jones was an avid golfer who also enjoyed gardening, bird hunting, and wood working, but especially enjoyed spending time with his family. He will be missed by many.

Mr. Jones is survived by his wife, Elsie and children, Catherine (Ronald) Wurm and Raymond (Cynthia) Jones. He is also survived by 4 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

Funeral at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N. Crooks Road (between 14-15 Mile Rds.) Thursday 3pm. Friends may visit beginning at 1pm. Interment in Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly.

Memorials appreciated to Disabled American Veterans, 477 Michigan Avenue, Room 1200, Detroit, Michigan 48226.

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