Virgil E. "Turk" Jones
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MANSFIELD: Virgil E. "Turk" Jones, 73, of Mansfield, died June 27, 2012 at MedCentral Mansfield. Born October 13, 1938 in Mansfield, he was the son of John and Katherine (Garver) Jones. A graduate of Mansfield Senior High School, He retired from AK Steel after 33 years as a supervisor and was a member of the Liederkranz. . Golf was his life, especially at Pebble Creek Golf Course in Lexington where he was a member. Virgil always had many fond memories of taking his grandchildren in the golf cart on the course. He was a loving and kind person who would do anything for anyone, especially his family and grandkids whom he loved very much.
He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Jerrie Jones; children, John (Ruth) Jones, Cheryl (Robert) Garcia, Penny Hignite, Donald (Tressa) Jones, Troy Miller, and Sharon Miller; 9 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; siblings, Milton (Dorothy) Jones, Carole Dinger, Dale (Sandy) Jones, Arthur (Diane) Jones, and Robert (Doris) Jones; and numerous nieces and nephews. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Gerald Jones.
Services will be held Monday, July 2, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at the Diamond St. Home of Wappner Funeral Directors, 98 S. Diamond St., Mansfield. Friends may call two hours prior to the service from 12:00-2:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be held in Ashland County Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. James Cancer Center of a
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Published in the News Journal on June 30, 2012