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James E. Jones Sr., 67, of New Castle passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, in Ohio.
Born June 8, 1950, in New Castle, he was the son of Harry and Emily Nicholson Jones.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Joyce Leonard Jones, whom he married on June 21, 1969.
A Laurel High School graduate, Jim was employed as a lead maintenance with Calgon.
Jim enjoyed many sports including paragliding, hunting, fishing, golf, football, hockey and riding motorcycles. He loved watching his children and grandchildren compete in sports.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Janine (Richard) Goehring of New Castle and Jennifer (Russ) McConnell of Wampum; two sons, James E. Jones Jr. and Jay (Julie) Jones of New Castle; three brothers, David Jones of Volant, Bill Jones of New Castle and Don Jones of Ellwood City; one sister, Dorothy Jackson of Bessemer; and nine grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Tommy Jones.
Visitation will be held on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. with a funeral service at 8 p.m. at the R. Cunningham Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 2429 Wilmington Road. The Rev. David Bell will officiate.
Online condolences may be offered at www.cunninghamfh.com.
Published on September 25, 2017
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