Jones, William (Bill)

William (Bill) Jones passed away at Cadia Healthcare Pike Creek on September 6, after a long struggle following heart surgery. He is survived by his wife, S. Hale Humphrey-Jones; his sister, Constance Jones;his four children, Barbara Ann Spatola (Frank), Carol Hitchner (Gary), Brian Jones, and Kevin Jones (Shannon): and his stepdaughter, Robin Brown. He also had eight grandchildren, and ten great grandchildren.

A lifetime native of Wilmington, Delaware, Bill graduated from P.S. duPont High School and also attended the University of Delaware as an engineering student.

Bill worked as an electrician for many years at both duPont and General Motors. He retired in 2003. His favorite form of entertainment was watching old cowboy movies on TV. He also enjoyed playing cards and fishing with his family at Rehoboth Beach.

A memorial service will be held on Friday September 17 at 11am at the McCrery and Harra Funeral Home, 3710 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington 19808. Burial will follow in Silverbrook Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the American Heart Association.

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