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George William Jones III


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George William Jones III

Dec. 25, 1928 - May 30, 2016

Visalia

George William Jones, III, of Visalia, CA, died on Memorial Day, May 30, 2016 at Kaweah Delta Hospital. He was 87.

Jones was born on December 25, 1928 in Clovis, New Mexico. He received his BA at USC in 1952 where he was a member of the Trojan Marching Band. He received his teaching credential at UCLA in 1958, and his administration credential from CSU Fresno in 1974. Jones was the music teacher/band director for Lindsay High School from 1959 to 1980, and then worked in administration as a counselor until he retired in 1991. Jones also served in the United States Navy and retired as a Lt. Commander after serving in Korea and Vietnam.

Jones is survived by his wife of 53 years, Bettye Trawick Jones, his daughter Norma Leigh and her husband David Rogstad, his daughter Kelly and her husband Brett Curran, and four grandchildren, Matthew and Eric Rogstad and Jack and Jenelle Curran.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 9:00 AM at St. Paul's Anglican Church in Visalia. Condolences can be made to www.salseranddillard.com
Published in Tulare Advance-Register & Visalia Times-Delta on June 2, 2016
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