OCALA, Fla. — Crawford H. Jones, age 94, peacefully passed away Tuesday, August 6, 2013, in Ocala, Fla., where he has resided.
Crawford was born March 20, 1919, in Ashtabula, Ohio, the son of Owen E. Jones and Vira (Hulburt) Jones. He graduated in 1937 from Ashtabula High School.
A Veteran, he proudly served in the U.S. Army Air Corps in the 1940’s. He was employed at the Illuminating Company and retired in 1981 with many years of service.
In his younger years, he enjoyed golfing and bowling, and was an all-star softball pitcher in the 40’s.
Survivors include a brother, Jimmy Jones of Orlando, Fla.; two sons, Mark Jones of Orlando, Fla., and Gary Jones of Ashtabula; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Dorothy (Thurson) Jones; second wife, Rita (Delmarlo) Jones; two sisters, Autum (Wood) Jones and Alice (Knudsen) Jones; and two brothers, Bob Jones and Owen Jones Jr.
Private services will be held at a later date in Chestnut Grove Cemetery.
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