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Jim L. Jones Obituary

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JONES, Jim L. of Lima, OH passed away July 31, 2011 at Lima Memorial Health System. He is from Middlesboro, KY born July 28, 1930. He is preceded in death by his parents Robert J. & Betty Mullins Jones, 2 sisters: Pauline Hensley and Alabama Maxwell. He proudly served in the United States Army, serving in Korea. During his service he became fluent in Japanese and later enjoyed passing on his knowledge to his family. Following his honorable discharge, he moved to Wapakoneta and began working for Baldwin Lima Hamilton (BLH). He then went to work for the truck plaza in Wapak, until 1968. At that point he transferred to the Lima truck plaza and was manager until his retirement in 1995. He also worked as a representative for Nikken Distributors. During his retirement he enjoyed his passion for the outdoors, gardening, fishing. He also enjoyed traveling, especially to Las Vegas. He was a life member of the VFW Post 1275. His favorite past times were spending time with his wife, children, and grandchildren and playing cards. He is survived by his wife of 54 years: Imogene Jones, Lima, OH, son: Randall (Margery) Jones, Beavercreek, OH, son: Gary Allen (Lisa) Jones, Knoxville, TN, grandson: Elliott Jones, Beavercreek, OH grandson: Evan Jones, Beavercreek, OH, grandson: Larry (Dana) Jones, Independance, KS, grandson: Harry Jones, Middletown, OH, grandson: Jerry (Missi) Jones, Lima, OH, grandson: Perry Jones, Lima, OH, granddaughter: Carrie Anna Jones, Lima, OH, grt. grandkids: Kartyr and Karlye Jones, KS, brother: Edmon Smith, Lima, OH, brothers: Otis (Gladys) Jones and Enoch (Anita) Jones, Middlesboro, KY, brother: Bobby (Thelma) Jones, Arthur, TN, sister: Edna (Jesse) Fuson, Middleboro, KY, sister: Elizabeth (Cordell) Miracle, Middlesboro, KY, sister: Arlene Collins, Middlesboro, KY. a whole host of: nieces, nephews, brothers and sisters-in-laws. Funeral Arrangements: Service date/Time: Thursday 10:00 AM August 4th, 2011. Service Location: Shawnee Chapel Chiles-Laman Funeral Home Lima, OH, Clergy: officiating: Rev. John Yohe. Visitation date/ Time/Location: from 6 to 8 P.M. Wed. Aug. 3rd at Chiles- Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Shawnee Chapel. Interment: Memorial Park Cemetery Lima, Ohio. Contribution: and . Immediately following the committal service at the graveside the family will have a reception at the V.F.W. #1275, 124 E. Elm St. Lima, Ohio 45801.

Published in Dayton Daily News on Aug. 2, 2011
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