William H. Jones
William Herman Jones, age 68, of Fernandina Beach, FL passed away on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at Baptist Medical Center/Nassau.
He was born at home on August 3, 1949 in Chester, FL to the late Revere P. and Bertha E. (Sauer) Jones and attended Yulee High School. He graduated from Fernandina Beach High School in 1966. After graduating, he enlisted in the US Army where he served in Vietnam as an interpreter. He was fluent in Thai and Vietnamese languages.
After being honorably discharged and returning home, Mr. Jones obtained his Associates Degree from Jones College in Business Management. He was employed by Bellsouth and then owned a tree stump removal company.
He is preceded in death by his parents and sister Josephine C. Robins.
He leaves behind his sons; William Heath (Christina) Jones of Yulee, FL, Brian (Alicia) Jones of St. Mary�s, GA, his sisters; Patricia Jones Cook of Fernandina Beach, FL, Nanilou Smith of Yulee, FL, brother, Revere P. (Joan)Jones, Jr., of Fernandina Beach, FL, grandchildren; Katie Rose, Wendy Heather, Paige Lynn, Brooklynn Ivy, Samantha Lynn, Hayden Abigail and nieces and nephews; Rebecca, Buddy, Phillip, Angela, Danny, Barry, Yancey, Owen Keith, Anthony and Marshall.
There will be a family memorial service at 12:00 noon on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 95085 Pt. Seymour Trail, which is the old family home in Fernandina Beach, FL. Following the memorial service there will be a Celebration of his Life at his home on Alligator Creek Road.