Jones, Richard “Red” Sr. 1946-2010

THURS., MAY 13, 2010

RICHARD “RED” JONES, SR., 64, of New Cumberland, passed away Monday, May 3, 2010.
He was born April 19, 1946, in Weirton, a son of the late Alex and Helen Jones. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth “Libby” Jones; and a brother, Porter Jones.
He retired from the Weirton Steel Company where he worked as a millwright. He was a member of the New Manchester Volunteer Fire Dept. and a former member of the New Cumberland Volunteer Fire Dept. and the Farm Bureau.
He is survived by two sons, Richard Jones, Jr. and wife, Jennifer L. of New Cumberland and Lee Jones of Florida; a daughter, Kimberly Blinn and husband, Timothy of Coraopolis, PA; five grandchildren, Baylee, Emily, Patrick, Hannah and Tori; three brothers, Roger Jones of North Carolina and Robert Jones of West Virginia and Wade Jones; a sister, Edith Dean of Tennessee; and his mother-in-law, Bonnie Cronin Cox of New Cumberland.
Funeral services were held on Friday, May 7, 2010 at the Newell Chapel of the Nixon Funeral Home.