Ernest Jones Sr., 81, Langsville, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly at his residence on Thursday, April 12, 2012. He was a carpenter, farmer and an U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict. His memberships included UMWA, Pomeroy Carpenters Local 650 and the Joseph Freeman American Legion Post 476 of Wilkesville.
Ernie was born on June 12, 1930, in Cedar Grove, West Virginia, son of the late Joe and Bertha Rhodes Jones. He married Lita Durham on October 11, 1952, in Belle, West Virginia, who survives, with three sons and a daughter, Ernest Jones Jr., of Wilkesville, Ohio, Fred (Mary) Jones, of Heath, Ohio, David (Angie) Jones, of Radcliff, Ohio, Jennifer (Tom) Henson, of Langsville, Ohio.
Also surviving are eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two sisters Helen Poolos, of Waverly, Ohio, and Lucille Jones, of Charleston, West Virginia.
He was preceded in death by a grandson, David Jones; great-granddaughter, Kaitlin Jones; two brothers; and one sister.
Graveside Services will be held 11 a.m. on Monday, April 16, in the Mt. Olive Cemetery, Albany, Ohio. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Sunday, April 15, 2012, at the McCoy-Moore Funeral Home, Vinton, Ohio.