Joseph W. Jones, 90, of Mason, WV passed away April 11, 2017 at his home following a brief illness.
He was born July 14, 1926 in Konnarock, VA, a son of the late Bill Henry and Etta (Huffman) Jones. He was also preceded by his wife, Ruby Jones; twin sister, Mary Holiday; sisters, Ada Kincaid, Evelyn Simmons and Ruby Wyant; brothers, Roy Jones, Richard (Dick) Jones and Thurman Jones.
He retired from Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical Corporation with 27 years of service as an air condition specialist and was a member of the United Steelworkers Union Local # 5568, Ravenswood. He served in World War II as a coxswain in the United States Navy on the U.S.S Excel. He was a member of the V.F.W. Post # 9926 Mason, WV. He attended the Mason United Methodist Church for 60 years and enjoyed reading the bible, music, and gardening.
Survivors include his son, Joel Keith Jones; daughter, Deborah (David) Patterson, Martha (Ralph) Sayre and Mary (David) Smith; grandchildren, Sarah Marie (John) Huban, Nathan (Carrie) Sayre, Duane (Kristen) Sayre and Linde Sayre; great-granddaughters; Emma Huban and Rowan Sayre.
Service will be Thursday, April 13, 2017 ~ 7:30 p.m. at the Foglesong-Casto Funeral Home, Mason, WV. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until time of service on Thursday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Junior Church at Mason United Methodist Church, c/o Ruth Pickens, 5245 Graham Station Road, Letart, W.V. 25253.
Arrangements provided by Foglesong-Casto Funeral Home, Mason, WV.
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