Leroy G. Jones



Leroy G. Jones, 84, of Cameron Road in Hickory Township passed away Sunday morning, Jan 23, 2011, at Jameson Hospital in New Castle.
Born Aug. 14, 1926, in Princeton, he was a son of the late John C. and Elizabeth G. Wagner Jones. He married the former Glenavee Jones in 1949, in New Castle. His wife of 62 years survives at home.
Mr. Jones was a World War II Army veteran, having served as a sergeant. Afer 43 years of service, he retired as a brakeman for Conrail Railroad in 1988.
He attended Faith Country Chapel and was a veteran of the Hickory Township Volunteer Fire Department.

In addition to his wife, survivors include four daughters, Catherine E. Hoover of Boyers, Pa., Joyce E. Porada, Sally J. Jones and Kimberly A. Allen, all of New Castle; a brother, Dick Jones; three sisters, Glenola Jones, Helen McMurray, and Winifred Black, all of New Castle; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Mr. Jones was preceded in death by a daughter, Silvia Lynn Jones in 1954; three brothers, Clair, John and Lloyd Jones; and two sisters, Viola Rohde and Verlee Anderson.

Calling hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Turner-Myers Funeral Home, 208 North Jefferson Street, New Castle.
A service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Turner-Myers Funeral Home and will be conducted by the Rev. Russell Van Nest of the Faith Country Chapel.
Burial will follow at Graceland Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Faith Country Chapel or the American Cancer Society.
Online condolences and a virtual guestbook may be accessed by visiting www.turnermyersfuneralhome.com.

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