Howard C. Jones

March 14, 1915 ‒ July 07, 2004

Mount Gilead, Ohio

Howard C. Jones, 89, of East High Street, Edison, Ohio died Wednesday, July 07, 2004 in Morrow County Hospital.

He was born in Williamsport, Pennsylvania on March 14, 1915, the son of the late Earl and Emma (Miller) Jones. He resided here most of his life and owned and operated Howard C. Jones Trucking, Inc. for over 50 years. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and the Marion Moose Lodge. Howard enjoyed boating and fishing.

He is survived by two sons Robert (Martha) Jones of Marion, Ohio and Richard (Lucinda) Jones of Delaware, Ohio; a daughter Constance (Robert) Fritz of Mount Gilead, Ohio; seven grandchildren Susan, Jeffrey, Steven, Kevin, Karen, Christopher and Michael; two step-grandchildren Brent and Debra; eleven great grandchildren; five step-great grandchildren; and a step-great great grandson.

He was preceded in death on April 26, 1993 by his wife Marian P. (Gartner) Jones, whom he married June 1, 1937. A brother Louis B. Jones also preceded him in death.

Friends may call at the Craven Funeral Home in Mount Gilead on Friday evening from 5-8 p.m. Rev. Dennis Braun will conduct funeral services there Saturday at 1:30 p.m. Burial will follow in Rivercliff Cemetery in Mount Gilead. Condolences may be expressed to the family at