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 Edwin Errol “Eddie” Jones

Edwin Errol “Eddie” Jones

Jasper, Jasper County, Texas, USA
Death 31 Aug 2012 (aged 68)
Casper, Natrona County, Wyoming, USA
Burial Casper, Natrona County, Wyoming, USA
Memorial ID 100011570 · View Source
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Edwin "Eddie" Jones, 68, passed away August 31, 2012 at his home in Casper, Wyoming. Eddie was born August 28, 1944 in Jasper, Texas to Earl Thomas Jones and Cleo Temple Jones. He graduated in 1963 from Morgan City High School in Morgan City, Louisiana.

Eddie served four year in the United States Army and fought in the Vietnam War. He was proud to be a veteran and was a lifetime member of the V.F.W and American Legion.

In 1967, Eddie joined the Welder's Local Union 798, as a journeyman welder, after serving in the Army. He worked in many states as well as overseas. Eddie was a hard worker, and took his welding home in many projects for friends and family. While on a job in Big Piney, Wyoming, he met his future wife and love of his life during an argument over what was a "proper" pork chop.

On December 31, 1986, Eddie married Rose Hughbanks in Casper, the town they would later make their home. During his time in Casper he could always be counted on for help with repairs around the house and on vehicles. His ironworking projects will remain cherished items by all of his friends and family.

He was a spiritual man and a member of Boyd Avenue Baptist Church. Eddie enjoyed working in his shop, fishing, target shooting with his guns, visiting with friends and discussing politics with anyone who would listen. He was a member of the American Gold Prospectors Club. The two most important things in his life were his wife, Rose, and daughter, Amanda, who he loved and cherished.

Eddie was preceded in death by his parents, Earl Thomas Jones and Cleo Temple Jones; his son, Jack Brannon Jones; and sister, Patsy Earle Jones. Eddie is survived by his loving wife; Rose Marie Jones; daughters, Amanda and Stacy Jones; and four grandchildren.

A viewing will be held at 10:00 AM followed by a 11:00 AM service at Newcomer's Funeral Home in Casper, Wy on Wednesday, September 5, 2012, with burial following in the in the Natrona Memorial Gardens (Re: Newcomer's Funeral Home Cemetery).

In lieu of flowers and gifts, a contribution can be made to the Welder's Local 798 Scholarship Fund, PO Box 470798, Tulsa, OK 74147-0798.

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