HAROLD “BUCK” JONES JR., age 75, of Washington CH, passed away on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at the Chillicothe VA Medical Center.
He was born on August 1, 1943 in Fayette County to Harold Sr. and Virginia Stookey Jones. He was a 1962 graduate of Jeffersonville High School. Buck proudly served his country in the US Army during the Vietnam Era; where he had earned The Purple Heart. He retired from Sugar Creek Packing, where he had worked in maintenance for many years. Buck was a member of the American Legion Post #125 and the VFW #3762. Buck enjoyed fishing, camping, being with his family, and was an avid Ohio State Buckeye fan.
Buck was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Doug Jones; and sister, Judy Blair.
He is survived by his soul mate, Carolyn Jones; children, Tammy Copas, and Kelly Jones; grandchildren, Cody and Adam Posey, Brandi and David Smith, Jessica and Rodney Knisley, and Haley Copas; and seven great- grandchildren. Also surviving are several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends.
The funeral service will be held on Friday, June 28, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at the Summers Funeral Home with Rev. Joseph Duvall officiating with burial to follow at the Washington Cemetery. Family and friends may visit at the funeral home on Friday morning from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service.
Online condolences may be sent to www.summersfuneralhome.com