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Jones, William C. Jr. December 20, 2021

William C. Jones Jr, 82, of Meadville passed away on December 20, 2021, at Meadville Medical Center after a period of declining health. Bill was born in Pittsburgh on August 16, 1939, the son of the late William Claude Jones Sr. and Cleophas Donley Jones. He graduated from Central Catholic High School in Pittsburgh in 1957. He then enlisted in the US Army reserves. Bill had worked as a buyer for the Rexall Drug store chain and as a coal miner in Kentucky. In 1992, Bill began working as a corrections officer at SCI Cambridge Springs, retiring on July 2, 2001. He was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers and Pittsburgh Pirates fan. He enjoyed hunting and spent many days fishing from his boat on Lake Erie. He loved his family and many friends.

     In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his precious wife, Theresia Cassidy Jones, and best dog ever, Buck.

Survivors include his best friend and fiancé, Sharon Cooper of Venango; son, Brian Jones and his wife, Pricilla of Dandridge, TN; son, Scott Jones of Prestonsburg, KY; son, Ross Jones and his wife, Becky of Pickerington, OH; son, Jesse Jones of Meadville; and grandchildren, Brandy, Sean, Alloise, Elija, Toni, and Tanya.

     A memorial service will be held at the Van Matre Funeral Home, Cambridge Springs on April 23 at 2 pm. Interment to follow at Mitchell Cemetery.