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In Memory of

LeRoy Jay JONES

April 12, 1934 - September 3, 2017

Obituary


LeRoy Jones was born on April 12, 1934 in Kearney, NE to Clarence and Cecile Jones. The family moved to CA in 1938 settling in Morgan Hill. Lee joined the Air Force during the Korean War in which he served as an airplane mechanic, spending time in the Pacific islands during nuclear testing. While stationed at McClellan Air Force Base Lee met his wife, Frances Ackeret, whom he married May 12, 1957. They had two children who were raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. After spending several years in Utah, they returned to California...

LeRoy Jones was born on April 12, 1934 in Kearney, NE to Clarence and Cecile Jones. The family moved to CA in 1938 settling in Morgan Hill. Lee joined the Air Force during the Korean War in which he served as an airplane mechanic, spending time in the Pacific islands during nuclear testing. While stationed at McClellan Air Force Base Lee met his wife, Frances Ackeret, whom he married May 12, 1957. They had two children who were raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. After spending several years in Utah, they returned to California and settled in Roseville. Lee and Frances just celebrated their 60th anniversary surrounded by family and friends. Lee passed away September 3, 2017. He is survived by his wife, sister Betty Clark, son John, daughter Nancy Bates, son-in-law Ed, grandsons Joshua (wife Abigail) and Daniel (wife Crystal) and great granddaughters Felicity and Eliana.

Arrangements under the direction of Mount Vernon Memorial Park and Mortuary, Fair Oaks, CA.