James "Dalph" Jones Sr.(1935 - 2013)

James "Dalph" Jones, Sr.

Weaverville - James "Dalph" Jones, Sr., age 77, of 360 Barnardsville Hwy., died Wednesday, January 23, 2013.

Mr. Jones was born June 30, 1935, in Buncombe County where he had lived all of his life. He was formerly employed at Buncombe County Schools. He was preceded in death by his parents, James C. and Willie James Burnette Jones; and son, Scott Lee Jones.

Surviving are his wife, Lynda Crisp Jones; daughters, Donna Robinson and husband Alvin, and Stephanie Cassel; son, James Jones, Jr., and wife Jody; sisters, Joanne Hendrix, Evelyn Styles, and Iva Nell Parham; brothers, Robert Edwin Jones, William Thomas Jones, and Richard Jones; grandchildren, Tim Jones, Jonathan Robinson, Ryan and Noah Cassel; great granddaughter, Madilyn Marie Jones.

His funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, January 27, 2013, in the Chapel of West Funeral Home, 17 Merrimon Ave., Weaverville, with Rev. Steve Freeman officiating. Burial will be in Piney Mountain Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

For those who desire, condolences may be offered to the family under Mr. Jones' obituary at www.WestFamilyFuneralServices.com.


Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Jan. 25, 2013