Mr. Paul E. Jones, 72, of Allegheny Road, Manns Choice, passed away Saturday, June 17th, 2017 at UPMC Bedford Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Jones was born in Manns Choice on November 16, 1944, the son of the late Kenneth A. and Goldie M. (Schilling) Jones.
On July 27, 1973, he married Marilyn (Donaldson) Jones. She preceded him in death on March 9, 2003.
He is survived by Daughter- Melinda Fay (Jones) Berkheimer, Johnstown; Grandson- Thomas Paul Baldinger; Grandson- Dylan James Lee Moore; Sister- Alice J. Eckert, Winter Haven, FL; Nephew- Dale E. Files, Manns Choice; Nephew- W. Scott Files, Manns Choice; Nephew- Dennis B. Files, York; Niece- Pamela L. wife of Mel Ranker, York; Niece- Kelly M. wife of Tim Bucket, Winter Haven, FL and a number of great nieces and nephews, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert L. Jones.
Paul retired after 18 years as an E8 from the US Navy. He served as a Engineman Third Class on the USS Little Rock. Paul was a member of the Bedford Historical Society and enjoyed antiquing. He was a wonderful father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. He will be greatly missed.
A graveside service will be held at St. James Lutheran Cemetery, Manns Choice. at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 with Pastor John Bennett officiating.
Graveside military rites will be accorded by the Fort Bedford Honor Guard.
Arrangements entrusted to Mickle-Geisel Funeral Home, Schellsburg.