David P. Jones Sr., 72, of Wilkes-Barre passed away Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at Celtic Hospice, Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre.
Born in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 2, 1941, he was a son of the late Edward Jones and Ruth Brugger. He was a graduate of E.L. Meyers High School and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy
Prior to retiring in 1996, he was employed as a machinist by Tobyhanna Army Depot for more than 37 years.
David was an avid coin collector.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothea V. Urban Jones, on June 7, 2011; a brother, Howard Jones; and sister, Dorothy Sepela.
Surviving are his sons, David P. Jones Jr. and his wife, Ruth, Wilkes-Barre; and Stanley E. Jones, Wilkes-Barre; daughter, Justine A. Keithline, Hanover Township; grandchildren, Nicole, Amy, Daniel and Amber; brothers, Edward Jones and his wife, Sandy, Wilkes-Barre; and John (Jack) Jones and his wife, Rita, Copan, Okla.; several nieces and nephews.
A prayer service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday at Kniffen O'Malley Funeral Home, 465 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Friends may call from 1 to 4 p.m. at the funeral home.
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