NEWPORT NEWS - Charles "Chuck" Jones, 70, a lifelong peninsula resident, died Sunday, June 8, 2014. He was a graduate of Newport News High School, Class of 1962. Chuck retired from Casey Chevrolet and previously worked with Nick Allen Buick and as Parts Manager with Patriot Chevrolet. He served an apprenticeship with Newport News Shipbuilding. He loved NHRA Drag Racing and was a crew member of the 1971 Opel GT, Afuel Funny Car Mini-Brute. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hazel Rabb and James Dillard Jones, Jr. and a sister, Carolyn Jones. Survivors include his wife of nearly forty years, Dorothy E. Jones; sons, Tom Jones, Eric Metzger; brothers, Melvin Jones, Paul David Jones; grandchildren, Brianna Conway and Ian Metzger; and many other family members, including nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be conducted 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 11, 2014 in Peninsula Memorial Park. Peninsula Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in Daily Press on June 10, 2014