James Lewis Jones, age 88, of Buckhannon, and formerly of Rainelle, WV, died Monday, September 9, 2019. He was born August 26, 1931, in Fayette County, a son of the late Clyde and Lora Wright Jones.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by four brothers: Clyde, Roy, and John Jones, all of Buckhannon, and Robert Toney of Russellville, WV; one sister Bernice Toney of Rainelle; one nephew Lowell Osborne of Rainelle; and a life-long friend Nellie Mae Ware of Buckhannon. He is survived by one niece, Edith Zimmerman of Rainelle.
Mr. Jones was a Korean War veteran of the 40th Infantry Division. He was also a lumberman at Meadow River Lumber Company and Cooks Sawmill. He cherished and shared many memories of his youth working on the family farm and a lifetime love for horses and his two dogs Lilly and Daisy Mae.
Friends will be received on Saturday, September 14, 2019, from 10-11 a.m. – the funeral hour, at the Heavner and Cutright Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow in the Upshur County Memorial Park, where the Upshur County Honor Guard will conduct military honors. Online condolences may be extended to the Jones family at www.heavnerandcutright.com The Heavner and Cutright Funeral Chapel was entrusted with the arrangements.