Emerson M. Jones ("Em") died peacefully on October 26, 2012. Em was born on February 22, 1926 in Columbus, Ohio to Emerson M. and Wilhelmina Jones Sr. A graduate from The Ohio State University
. Em and Helen spent 60 years together raising 5 children. He enjoyed life including serving as a Scoutmaster, camping, hunting, fishing, a good glass of wine, tennis, woodworking and watching sports.
He is survived by his wife Helen Gottschall Jones, son Doug and wife Dee, daughter Sally and husband Buzz, son Kurt and wife Debi, daughter Sharon and husband Mark, son Scott and wife Melanie, grandchildren Heather, Melanie and husband Mark, John, Sam, Phillip, Sarah, Cameron, Connor, Will, great grandson Stephen and brother Hartl and wife Martha. A memorial gathering will take place at Eagle's Trace, 14703 Eagle Vista Drive, Houston Texas on December 1 from 1:00 to 3:00.