James Cecil Jones, age 85 of Buckland, passed at 9:25p.m., Sunday, December 6, 2015 at St. Rita’s Medical Center, surrounded by his family. He was born April 21, 1930 in Westborne, TN; to the late Willie and Lee Webb Jones. On April 21, 1952 he married Helen Jean Lamarr who survives in Buckland.
Mr. Jones retired as a crane operator from General Dynamics.
He is also survived by 2 sons – Clyde (Brenda) Goins of Union Grove, Alabama; James Cecil ( Lee Ann) Jones, Jr. of Buckland; 4 daughters – JoAnn (Michael) Haas of Wapakoneta; Julie Marie (Dave) Williams of Sacramento, CA; Linda Sue (James) Johnson of Buckland; Sandra Kaye (Eric) Truesdale of Wapakoneta; 9 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; 3 brothers – Carl Jones; Ralph Jones; John Jones all of St. Mary’s; 3 sisters – Evalene ‘Eve’ Albers; Joan Sloan; and Ann (Dave) Gaberdiel all of Colorado.
He was preceded in death by a son – Jeffrey T. Jones who died Oct. 7, 1978; a daughter – Judith L. Jones who died April 19, 2005; a grandson – Jeb T. Johnson who died September 7, 2013; a brother – William ‘Bill’ Jones.
A memorial serivce will begin 10:00 a.m., Thursday, December 10, 2015 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. Rev. Kent Place will officiate. Burial will follow in Resthaven Memory Gardens.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to services at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers please send Helen Jones a hand written note. Memorial contributions may be made to Auglaize Industries.
Date: Thursday, December 10, 2015
Time: 9:00 am - 10:00 am