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Howard L. JONES Obituary

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JONES, Howard L. age 79, of Dayton, passed April 11, 2014. A native of Millington, TN and a Dayton resident since 1961. A 1961 graduate of Tennessee State University, Howard also earned a Masters in Engineering in 1995. A proud veteran of the US Navy, Howard served 2 years active duty and 4 years in the naval reserves. His professional career as an Electrical Engineer lasted 28 years. While working for the US Air Force at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, he designed advanced aeronautical guidance systems. Howard was actively involved in his church, Zion Baptist, the West Dayton Club, and other voluntary efforts. He loved the Lord and always sought to live out his beliefs in all aspects of his life. Preceded in death by his wife, Aquilla; parents, Phillip and Bessie; 2 sisters and 4 brothers. He is survived by his children, Karen L. Jones and Steven H. (Kristin) Jones; grandson, Collin, all of Cincinnati, OH; adopted daughter, Monica Hall of Dayton; sisters, Gertrude Settles of Houston, TX, and Erma C. Perkins of Memphis, TN; brother, Joe W. Jones of Durham, NC; a host of nieces, nephews and many Christian friends. Funeral service will be held 11 am Thursday, April 17, 2014 at Zion Baptist Church, 1684 Earlham Drive. Pastor Rockney Carter officiating. Interment Dayton National Cemetery. Visitation 9 am Thursday at the church until time of service. Family will receive friends one hour prior to service. Arrangements entrusted to the House of Wheat Funeral Home, Inc., 2107 N. Gettysburg Ave. Condolences may be expressed at

Published in Dayton Daily News on Apr. 16, 2014
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