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 James Dallas Jones

James Dallas Jones

Birth
Greene, Chenango County, New York, USA
Death 27 Aug 2012 (aged 82)
Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, USA
Burial Greene, Chenango County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 111814399 · View Source
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JAMES DALLAS JONES



JAMES DALLAS JONES



James lead a very adventurous & challenging
life never satisfied with a mediocre lifestyle.
He was always looking for the next life
changing challenge. James had a adventurous
sprit in every sense of the word which lead him
to very non traditional sometime dangerous,
and highly challenging endeavors. An early
standout at the top of his class in school
as class president. After High School enlisting
in the United States Army Air Corps which became
that same year (1947) the U.S. Air Force. His first
assignment was on the Battleship the U.S.S.
Wisconsin, later as a pilot then a flight
instructor. After attending Cornell University
and Michigan State University he received his B.S.
Degree. No desire for the norm he traveled
to Greenland an autonomous country within
the Kingdom of Denmark, located between
the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans for work.
A renowned pilot James owned many small
aircrafts, and made aviation his perferred
means of travel. A loved and respected man
his adventurous sprit will be remembered
and missed.

Bio by Richard M Haynor



Jones, James Dallas

Winchester, VA: James Dallas Jones, 82, of Winchester, VA, died Monday, August 27, 2012, in Winchester Medical Center. He was born November 9, 1929 in Oswego, NY the son of Gerald Paul and Ursula Cole Norton Jones. Mr. Jones attended Cornell University and graduated from Michigan State College in 1954 with a bachelor of science degree in fisheries and wildlife. During his service in the US Air Force, he taught others how to fly. He was an avid aviator, outdoorsman and he loved to read. He had been a pharmaceutical company representative. Surviving are a daughter, Laurel Jones-Purdy and her husband Mark of Winchester; a son, Gregory Jones and his wife Cheryl of Winchester; a brother, Gerald P. Jones, Jr. of Ithaca, NY; three grandchildren, Sarah and Cole Purdy and Sharon Jones-Cruz; two great-grandchildren, Isabella and Emma Cruz; and three nephews, Richard Haynor, Daryl Haynor and his wife Phyllis and Chris Haynor. A sister, Ursula J. Haynor, is deceased. Burial will be at a later date in Greene, NY. Arrangements are by Phelps Funeral & Cremation Service, Winchester.

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Published in Ithaca Journal on Aug. 29, 2012
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  • Created by: Richard.M.Haynor
  • Added: 5 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 111814399
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Dallas Jones (9 Nov 1929–27 Aug 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 111814399, citing Sylvan Lawn Cemetery, Greene, Chenango County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Richard.M.Haynor (contributor 48145268) .