WARREN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – William A. Jones, 90, formerly of Niles, passed away Wednesday, November 10, 2021, at St. Joseph Health Center in Warren.
He was born June 20, 1931, in Pricetown, Ohio, the son of David and Inez Abrams Jones.
Bill, a graduate of Harding High School, Class of 1949, worked as a professional truckdriver for thirty-eight years driving for Consolidated Freightways, retiring in 1992. He served his Country as a Staff Sergeant in the artillery division during the Korean War.
Bill was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Niles and was a member of the American Legion Post 106.
He enjoyed watching the Cleveland Indians, going to auctions, key making and reading Civil War and Korean War history. An avid hunter, Bill savored time at his cabin in the woods. A taxidermist for over 60 years, he recently donated his large collection of animals and fish to the Ohio State Parks. Bill especially enjoyed the time he spent with his grandchildren and his dog Bertie.
Bill is survived by his loving wife, Anna Pascarella Jones, whom he married on January 28, 1967; two sons, Samuel (Jolynn) Jones of Bazetta, Ohio and Martin W. Jones of Morongo Valley, California; two daughters, Cheryle (Phil) Syracuse of Bolivia, North Carolina and Angela (Terry) Lewis of Mineral Ridge, Ohio; a brother, Donald Jones of Howland, Ohio; a sister, Sarah Bragger of Champion, Ohio and two grandchildren, Elizabeth and Zachary Jones.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Terry Jones and David Jones and a sister, Nancy Johnson.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 12:00 Noon, at the Holloway-Williams Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 611 Robbins Avenue, Niles. Family and friends may call from 10:00 a.m. till time of service.
Interment will be at Niles City Cemetery, where Bill will be honored for his service to his country by the Trumbull County Honor Guard.
In lieu of flowers, the family request that material contributions be made in Bill’s name to the First United Methodist Church of Niles.
Visit www.hollowaywilliamsfuneral.com to send condolences to the Jones family.
A television tribute will air Sunday, November 14 at the following approximate times: 8:58 a.m. on FOX and 9:58 p.m. on MyYTV.