Ralph H. Jones. DOB: June 9, 1934, Essex, Missouri. Date of Death: February 19, 2014, Blairsville, GA. Ralph graduated from Missouri Rolla School of Mines with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He served in the United States Army Corps of Engineers and was a Captain upon discharge from Army Reserves. He worked for NASA and was involved with Gemini, Mercury, Apollo and the Shuttle programs before his retirement in 1989. He enjoyed camping, boating, traveling, motorcycling, fishing and hunting. He loved mentoring and serving the Lord. He was a former deacon at First Baptist Church, Edgewater, FL and a member of First Baptist Church of Blairsville, GA. Pre-deceased wife of 41 yrs: H. Lorraine Jones. Survived by wife, Ruby Brothers Jones, daughter, Vicky Jones Evans, two sons, Kevin Ralph Jones, and Keith Edward Jones, grandchildren: Casey Putnal, Matthew Evans, Ryan Jones, Corey Jones, Keaton Jones and Connor Jones, and one great grandchild, Tailyn Putnal. He will be laid to rest at Sea Pines Cemetery, Edgewater, FL.
Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal from Feb. 26 to Feb. 27, 2014