Walter H. Jones
Vero Beach, Fla.
unknown - October 19, 2011
Oct. 19, 2011
VERO BEACH, Fla. — Walter H. Jones, 87, died Oct. 19, 2011 at his residence in Vero Beach.
He was born in Chicago, Illinois, wintered in Vero Beach area since 1983 before moving permanently to Vero Beach in 2004 from Union, Me., and Willsboro.
He was a Staff Sergeant in the US Army and served as Chief Clerk to Major General Ernest M. Moore in Hawaii during WW II.
After completing his Bachelor's Degree from DePaul University he started in sales with Pepperell Industries, continued with West Point Pepperell, became Executive Vice President of Domestic Sales with Burlington Industries, then started his own marketing consulting business until his retirement.
He was a member of St. Augustine of Canterbury Episcopal Church, Vero Beach.
Survivors include his wife, Patti Sherman Jones of Vero Beach, Fla.; sons W. Steven Jones of Rio Verdi, Ariz., Scott D. Jones of Valley Village, Calif.; daughter Kathleen Jones Dyer of Flanders, N.J.; stepson William Mallia of Plymouth, Mass.; sisters Dolores Nejedly and Margaret Johnson, both of California; 5 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Margaret Messina Jones.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association, P.O. Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284.
SERVICES: A celebration of life at St. Augustine of Canterbury, Vero Beach, will be noon, Nov. 17, 2011.
Arrangements by Strunk Funeral Home and Crematory Vero Beach, Florida.
An online guestbook is available at www.strunkfuneralhome.com.