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Amos Jones, age 91, passed away November 15, 2013. He was born in California and was raised since the age of 2 in Matador, TX. He moved to San Antonio as a young man prior to WWII. Amos is preceded in death by his wife of 47 years, Mary Helen Cavazos Jones and brother, Robert Jones. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, David & Cheryl Jones; grandson Nathan Jones; granddaughter Michelle Davalos and her husband Blas Davalos; great-grandchildren Melody Garcia, Blas Davalos II, and Katalea Davalos. Amos retired after 38 years with the U.S. Post office where he worked as a postal clerk, supervisor, and rural route carrier. He was a US Army Air Forces veteran of WWII and retired from the US Army Reserves after 20 years of service. During WWII he was a trombone player in the 325th Army Air Forces Band stationed at the Childress Army Air Field in Childress, TX. Amos was an avid musician, playing the trombone and baritone in several local community bands, including the Beethoven Concert Band, the Boerne Village Band, and the Boerne Concert Band. Visitation will be from 6-9pm on Thursday, November 21, 2013 at Sunset Funeral Home, 1701 Austin Highway in San Antonio. A memorial service will be held at 11:00am on Friday, November 22 at University Baptist Church, 6465 Babcock road in San Antonio. In lieu of flowers contributions may be sent to the
. Condolences may be offered at www.sunsetfuneralhomesa.com
Published in Express-News on Nov. 19, 2013