John Paul Jones, a resident of Wesley Palms, died Wednesday, January 30, 2013, of heart failure. He was 98 years old. A Princeton graduate, class of '36, he and his family lived in Cleveland, Ohio, where he worked in personnel. While with SOHIO, STANDARD OIL OF OHIO, he was transferred to Teheran, Iran, and lived there with his family for two years. Upon retirement in 1968, he and his wife, Julia Bishop Jones, moved to Colony Hill in La Jolla. He was a member of Rancho Caballeros Jugadores, an informal golf club. He also enjoyed reading, languages, singing, dancing and sailing. John is survived by three children; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. He was a kind and generous man, charming and dapper to the end.