Walter O. Jones

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Walter O. Jones, 90, of 3003 W. Cisco Road, Sidney, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, at 2:40 p.m. at the Dorothy Love Retirement Community.

He was born on Jan. 31, 1923, in McCreary County, Ky., the son of the late Richard "Dick" and Sarah (Abbott) Jones. On Oct. 8, 1948, he married Mary H. Swob, who preceded him in death Sept. 3, 1988.

He is survived by one daughter, Sherry Egbert and husband, Stan, of Anna; two brothers, Norman Jones and wife, Reba, of Hardin, and Arnold "Hoover" Jones and wife, Shirley, of Sidney; one sister, Evelyn Jones, of Sidney; four grandsons, Aaron Hudson and wife, Yuko, Justin Hudson, Rob Egbert and wife, Susan, and Jon Egbert and wife, Sharon; nine great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; and special friend, Barb Schwable, of Sidney.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Gilson, Monroe and Romer Jones; five sisters, Dora Maxwell, Lora Jones, Anna Inman, Elva Jones and Nova Hawkey; and special niece, Dovie Tucker.

Mr. Jones retired in 1984 from the Wagner Manufacturing Co. in Sidney. He was a member of Sidney Baptist Church and the Shelby County Senior Citizens.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, at 10 a.m. at Sidney Baptist Church, 1322 E. Court St., with Pastors Earnie Jones and Chad Inman officiating. Burial will follow at Shelby Memory Gardens in Sidney.

The family will receive friends on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Cromes Funeral Home, 302 S. Main Ave., Sidney.

Condolences may be expressed to the Jones family at the funeral home's website,
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Published in Sidney Daily News on Oct. 2, 2013