William Jones(1940 - 2014)

William A. Jones, Jr.

Palm Bay, FL

William A. Jones, Jr. (BJ), 74, passed away on Friday, April 11, 2014 with close friends by his side.

Born on January 3, 1940, in Terra Haute, Indiana to Wanda and William Jones, he later moved to Ohio with his parents and brother, Ronnie. He graduated from high school in Fairborn, Ohio and enlisted in the US Air Force. After an honorable discharge from the Air Force, BJ moved to Florida in the early '70s where he worked as a Field Engineer and Engineering Specialist in the electronics industry, working for NCR, Radiation, DBA systems, and L-3 Communications.

BJ was a member of Moose Lodge #1406, American Legion Post 81, Legion Riders 81, VFW Post 1005, and the Fraternal Order of Orioles Nest 272.

A celebration of life for BJ will be held on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 2:00 PM at Melbourne Moose Lodge #1406 157 Dayton Blvd., West Melbourne, FL 32904. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Melbourne Moose #1406.



Funeral Home

Brownlie-Maxwell Funeral Home
1010 Palmetto Avenue Melbourne, FL 32901
(321) 723-2345

Published in FLORIDA TODAY on May 10, 2014