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Calvin Curtis (Tenderfoot) JONES Sr.

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Calvin Curtis (Tenderfoot) JONES Sr. Obituary

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JONES, Sr. Calvin Curtis "Tenderfoot" age 89, of Dayton, born June 21, 1925 in Bessemer, AL, died June 22, 2014 at Miami Valley Hospital. Calvin spent his days of retirement playing cards with friends at the Ellison Senior Center and later at the Greater Dayton Recreation Center at Roosevelt Commons. He was adored by his grandkids who affectionately called him "Gpop". Preceded in death by his parents, Silas and Willa Mae Jones; brothers, James "Buster" and Rudolph "Rudy" Jones; son, Walter R. Jones; beloved wife of 61 years, Sweetalice V. (Cuffee) Jones. Calvin leaves to cherish his precious memory his children, Calvin C. Jr. (Sharon), Alice R. Cook (Clifton), Evelyn D. Hall (Byron), Octavia F. Jackson (Edward); beloved and dedicated grandson, Keith M. Jones; a host of other grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, other relatives and friends. Funeral service will be held 11 am Friday, June 27, 2014 at the House of Wheat Funeral Home, Inc., 2107 N. Gettysburg Ave. Bro. Kenneth Daniels, Sr. officiating. Visitation 9 am Friday at the funeral home until time of service. Family will receive friends one hour prior to service. Condolences may be expressed at houseofwheat@woh.rr.com

Published in Dayton Daily News on June 26, 2014
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