Dr. William G. Jones WILMINGTON, DE Dr. William G. Jones died on June 11, 2014, at the Season's Hospice, Christiana Hospital in Newark, Del. He was born on March 10, 1928, in Lebanon, the son of William and Sara Granger Jones. After graduating from Lebanon High School he subsequently graduated from Lebanon Valley College in 1950 and received an M.D. from Temple University Medical School in 1954. Upon completing his internship at the Harrisburg Hospital, he served as a physician in the Air Force at Chennault AFB in Lake Charles, La. After a brief period at the Philadelphia VA Hospital, he joined the medical staff at the Wilmington, Del., VA Hospital in 1960. In 1966 he became the Chief of Medical Service and served as Chief of Staff from 1970 until his retirement in 1990. Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Bill served as an Assistant Clinical Professor for The Women's Medical College, Philadelphia. He was a member of the American Medical Association, the Society of Nuclear Medicine, and the Medical Society of Delaware. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dr. Charlotte Jones. He is survived by a son, Rev. Steven Jones, and daughter-in-law, Linda Jones of Landisville; daughter, Debra Jones, and son-in-law, James Peterson of Eugene, Ore.; granddaughter, Lisa Lauria and her husband, William, and great-grandsons, Cyrus and Skyler of Philadelphia; his dear friend, Barbara Yndo of Bear, Del.; and his beloved pet, Lester. Throughout his entire life Bill combined a calm, quiet demeanor with a warm sense of humor. He was held in high esteem by his colleagues and patients for always having the interest of veterans foremost in his mind. He enjoyed photography, being a handyman for family and friends, woodworking, reading his daily NY Times and following Philadelphia sports teams. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, July 16, at 11 a.m. at the McCrery and Harra Funeral Home, 3710 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, Del. There will also be a visiting hour between 10 to 11 a.m. Burial was held privately. To send online condolences visit www.mccreryandharra.com
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Published in Lebanon Daily News on July 6, 2014