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Mr. Howard Patrie Jones, Jr., 94, of Walterboro, entered into rest Friday afternoon, December 28, 2018, at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. He was the loving husband of sixty-six years to the late Mrs. Nellie Warner Jones at the time of her death in 2012.
Born June 15, 1924, in Schenectady, New York, he was a son of the late Howard Patrie Jones, Sr. and the late Dorothy Grime Bruce. He served our country faithfully in the United States Air Force, serving as a Tail Gunner during World War II. He served a long and dedicated career with General Electric, where he retired after forty years of employment from Manufacturing Management. He was a member of the American Welding Society and the Historical 8th Air Force Group. He loved fishing and had a passion for sky diving, having completed his eleventh jump in June 2018.
Surviving are: three sons, Howard Patrie Jones, III of Belize, David Christopher Jones and his wife Donna of North Charleston, and Michael Jameson Jones and his wife Karen of West Columbia; a daughter-in-law, Cindy Jones of Walterboro; and two brothers, Richard Bruce of Walterboro and James Bruce of Summerville. There are seven grandchildren, Tracy Wall (Randy), Michael Jones (Audree), Amber Whitmire (Chris), Erin King (Sterling), Robert Dawsey, Jr. (Agnes), Austin Jones (Katherine), and Tyler Jones (Alexa); and eleven great grandchildren that also survive.
Arrangements by: THE BRICE W. HERNDON AND SONS FUNERAL HOMES AND CREMATORY, WALTERBORO CHAPEL, 1193 Bells Highway, Walterboro; 843.538.5408. Visit our online registry at: www.briceherndonfuneralhome.com.